ASLE MLA Panel, The Promises and Limitations of Entangled Thinking in the Environmental Humanities
The Promises and Limitations of Entangled Thinking in the Environmental Humanities
Guaranteed Panel of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
MLA 2024 (Jan. 4-7, Philadelphia, PA)
Panel Organizer: Sean Collins | University of Utah | [email protected]
Deadline for Abstracts: Please email 350-word abstracts and CV by March 24th
Overview Entanglement—and related concepts like networks, enmeshment, imbrication, and relationality—is central to EH scholarship. At the core of these concepts is the notion of a relational ontology that does not clearly delineate between humans/nonhumans, self/other, and nature/culture. Instead, ...
Solarpunk Joy: Celebrating beyond Sorrow, panel for MLA 2024
Solarpunk Joy: Celebrating beyond Sorrow Proposed panel for MLA 2024, Philadelphia, PA January 4-7
This is a non-guaranteed allied panel with the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment.
Panel Organizers • Phoebe Wagner | Lycoming College | [email protected] • Heather O’Leary | Illinois State University | [email protected]
Deadline for Abstracts: Please email 250-word abstracts, with a 100-word bio, to the panel organizers by Sunday, March 19.
How do we overcome climate grief on the way to communal joy? Find comfort in a place of despair? Seeking papers ...
Climate and the Picturesque in the American Tropics
By Michael Boyden. Oxford University Press, 2022
Climate and the Picturesque in the American Tropics shows how the writings of American travelers in the Caribbean registered and pushed forward a form of climatic awareness between 1770 and 1860, a pivotal period in modern history fraught with debates over slavery, environmental destruction, and colonialism. Offering novel readings of authors including J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur, Leonora Sansay, William Cullen Bryant, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and James McCune Smith in light of their ...