December 1, 2021

Posthumanities and Citizenship Futures

Book Series Posthumanities and Citizenship Futures []

Given the rapid and extensive developments in the techno-scientific sphere, there’s a need to conceive new narratives for our species and planet that extend beyond anthropocentrism. This series reflects on the possible future outcomes of humanity and defamiliarizes the mainstream narratives about how we construct, perform, and protect our identities as humans. Books in this series explore the implications of human and non-human life forms’ co-existence within our networked world. We encourage the submission of proposals that take cross-cultural ...

Siobhan Carroll: December 2021 Scholar of the Month

Tidwell Christy

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for December 2021 is Siobhan Carroll.

Siobhan Carroll is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware. A scholar and an author of speculative fiction, her work focuses on the environmental imaginaries of early nineteenth-century Britain.

How did you become interested in studying ecocriticism and/or the environmental humanities?

I’ve always been interested in vulnerable ecosystems. In my first book project, this interest translated into an attempt to understand how scientific exploration helped imaginatively construct environments like the Arctic. At ...