March 1, 2022

Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics: Artists Reimagine the Arctic and Antarctic

Christy Tidwell

By Lisa Bloom. Duke University Press, 2022.

In Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics, Lisa E. Bloom considers the way artists, filmmakers, and activists in the Arctic and Antarctic represent our current environmental crises and reconstruct public understandings of them. Bloom engages feminist, Black, Indigenous, and non-Western perspectives to address the exigencies of the experience of the Anthropocene and its attendant ecosystem failures, rising sea levels, and climate-led migrations. As opposed to mainstream media depictions of climate change that feature apocalyptic spectacles of distant ...

IAEP 2022



Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting 22–24 June 2022 St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

The IAEP Executive Committee is excited to announce our first ever stand-alone conference to be held in Edmonton, Alberta, just a few hours drive from the sublime Canadian Rockies.

IAEP invites proposals for individual papers as well as organized panels on any aspect of environmental philosophy.

Meeting on our own gives us the opportunity to give presenters more time than we’ve been able to do at ...

Sladja Blazan: March 2022 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for March 2022 is Sladja Blazan. 

Sladja Blazan is currently a lecturer at Bard College Berlin. Her areas of research include speculative fiction, critical posthumanism, critical refugee studies, and migration.

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

I feel like I have been working within ecocriticism without knowing it for a long time. Since early on in my academic work, I have felt the pressing need for a conceptual reorientation. It was mainly studies that came ...