This panel examines works from Mexico, Central America and Latin/o American authors that emphasize an environmental perspective: Urban Ecology, Ecofeminism, Indigenous Perspectives, Animal/Plant Studies, Migration and Climate Change, Utopian and Dystopian Scenarios, and other perspectives. Please, send a 250-word abstract and a short bio.
Extended deadline: 03/30/2020
Proposals are now being accepted for the ASLE permanent panel at the Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association (RMMLA) annual convention. This year’s conference will take place October 8–10 in Boulder, Colorado. Proposals on any topic related to ecocriticism and the environmental arts and humanities are welcome, including pedagogical papers. Proposals of 250–300 words should be sent to Lowell Wyse at Lowell.Wyse@gmail.com by March 31, 2020.
This panel will investigate space exploration in speculative literatures. We particularly welcome papers that consider rhetorics of survivalism, racial supremacy, colonization, and/or ecocide that have informed speculative imaginations of space travel and planetary conquest.
Please submit abstracts (~250 words) and CVs to Tyler Harper (New York University) at email@example.com and Smaran Dayal (New York University) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Papers for this MLA special session may consider plant adaptability, plant challenges to human exceptionalism, plant occupations, plant queerness, plants and the Plantationocene, and/or plant challenges to the Anthropocene. 250 word abstract and brief bio to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Dust storms. Flooding. The fear of nuclear fallout. While literary critics associate American authors of the 1930s and 40s with leftist political and economic thought, they often ignore concern in the period’s literature and other cultural works with major environmental crises. In my forthcoming book, The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature of the 1930s and 40s (U of Miss. Press, Oct. 2020), I identify ways that depression-era literature contributed to shifts in conservationist thought during the period that would lay the groundwork for the ...
RINGING THE CHANGES? LITERARY AND CULTURAL RESPONSES TO THE ANTHROPOCENE
Special panel at the annual conference of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Swansea University, 2-4 September, 2020.
Deadline: 3 April, 2020
The environmental challenge to our collective existence is both more urgent, and more intractable, than ever before. As ‘global heating’ looks likely to surpass 3C by the year 2100, the realities of life in the Anthropocene are asserting themselves with a speed and ferocity still inconceivable only a decade ...
This panel explores environmentalisms across linguistic, indigenous, and national frameworks. Challenges to the idea of “environmentalism” are welcome.
MLA 2021 will be held in Toronto from 7-10 January.
This is a guaranteed session sponsored by the CLCS 20th and 21st-Century forum. Abstracts of 250-words to Ben Mangrum at email@example.com by Sunday, March 1, 2020.
Pulse: the Journal of Science and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue entitled “Weird Sciences and the Sciences of the Weird.”
Recent scientific discoveries in climatology, animal cognition and microbiology have radically altered our conceptions of ourselves and the environment we live in, both on micro and macroscales. Zooming in on the human microbiome and out to the planetary ecosystem, or even further into infinite cosmic spaces, the sciences are revealing strange dynamics of human-nonhuman interconnectedness, doing away with ...
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
International Association for Environmental Philosophy
Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting 10–12 October 2020
The Hilton Toronto, Toronto, ON
Following the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP)
IAEP offers a forum for the philosophical discussion of our relation to the environment. We embrace a broad understanding of environmental philosophy including its affinities with other disciplines in the environmental humanities. We welcome diverse philosophical approaches, including philosophical work inspired by Continental philosophy, the history of philosophy, and American philosophy, as well as theoretically ...