Panel Calls for Papers

2019 ASLE Conference Panel Calls for Proposals

All accepted panels seeking participants at the 2019 ASLE Biennial Conference are posted below in alphabetical order, with a direct link to their individual descriptions and submission forms in Submittable. You can also view all panels and descriptions by visiting the ASLE Submittable site, or in this PDF document: 

ASLE 2019 Accepted Panels Seeking Participants (PDF)

All paper submissions to these panels must be made via Submittable. If you do not yet have a login account with them, you will need to create one to submit. 

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1819 in 2019: Romantic Bicentennials and Ecocriticism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126322/1819-in-2019-romantic-bicentennials-and-ecocriticism

21st Century Climate Fiction
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126329/21st-century-climate-fiction 

7 Minutes to Make a Better World
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126342/7-minutes-to-make-a-better-world

Active Learning, Climate Change, and Environmental Humanities
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126349/active-learning-climate-change-and-environmental-humanities

Agential Ecoontologies: Revitalizing Folk Magic, Rootwork, and Animism in the Age of the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126351/agential-ecoontologies-revitalizing-folk-magic-rootwork-and-animism-in-the-age

 A Home Away from Home: Imagining Planet B, Here and Elsewhere
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126345/a-home-away-from-home-imagining-planet-b-here-and-elsewhere

 “America’s Best Idea” on Fire, on Trial, and on the Syllabus
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126292/americas-best-idea-on-fire-on-trial-and-on-the-syllabus

 A Long Way from Paradise: Racism, its Intersections, and the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126347/a-long-way-from-paradise-racism-its-intersections-and-the-anthropocene

 A (non-contiguous) Week on the Wisconsin and the Fox Rivers
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126343/a-non-contiguous-week-on-the-wisconsin-and-the-fox-rivers

Anthropocene Wilderness
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126354/anthropocene-wilderness

Anthropomorphism in Hell
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126367/anthropomorphism-in-hell

Arctic Art and Climate Change
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126368/arctic-art-and-climate-change

Artistic Witnessing: Earth’s Edenic Fall
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126372/artistic-witnessing-earths-edenic-fall

Art|Science|Activism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126370/artscienceactivism

At the Intersection of Broadway and Main Street: Suburban and Urban Farms
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126379/at-the-intersection-of-broadway-and-main-street-suburban-and-urban-farms

Before the Anthropocene? Placing Early America in Environmental Humanities (SEA Sponsored Panel)
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126380/before-the-anthropocene-placing-early-america-in-environmental-humanities-sea-s

Beyond Extinction: Species, Metaphor, Language
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126381/beyond-extinction-species-metaphor-language

Beyond Retreat: (Re)thinking Pastoral Landscape in the Posthuman Turn
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126303/beyond-retreat-rethinking-pastoral-landscape-in-the-posthuman-turn

Breaking Down the Walls: New Directions in Environmental Thinking for the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126411/breaking-down-the-walls-new-directions-in-environmental-thinking-for-the-anthrop

Burning Waters, Quenching Fires
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126413/burning-waters-quenching-fires

Challenging the Paradises of the Anthropocene: Mines, Plantations, Resorts
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126420/challenging-the-paradises-of-the-anthropocene-mines-plantations-resorts

Cherríe Moraga: Loving in the Years of Climate Disaster
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126421/cherrie-moraga-loving-in-the-years-of-climate-disaster

Communal Futures: Generative Responses to Ecological Cataclysm in Science Fiction Texts
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126422/communal-futures-generative-responses-to-ecological-cataclysm-in-science-fiction

Constructing Readers and Theorizing Action in Environmental Justice Narratives
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126423/constructing-readers-and-theorizing-action-in-environmental-justice-narratives

Contemplating Qi: Epistemologies of Fire in Personal Narrative
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126425/contemplating-qi-epistemologies-of-fire-in-personal-narrative

Contemplative Pedagogies for the Environmental Humanities: Mindfully Cooling the Fires of Craving, Aversion, and Delusion
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126111/contemplative-pedagogies-for-the-environmental-humanities-mindfully-cooling-the

Dark Ecologies: Grounds of Trauma in 21st-Century Horror Films
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126426/dark-ecologies-grounds-of-trauma-in-21st-century-horror-films

Deep Waters
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126427/deep-waters

Disidentifications with the Human
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126433/disidentifications-with-the-human

Diversity and Perenniality in Contemporary Agroecological Storytelling
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126434/diversity-and-perenniality-in-contemporary-agroecological-storytelling

Ecocritical Border Studies: Current and Future Directions
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126435/ecocritical-border-studies-current-and-future-directions

Ecofeminism, Science-Fiction, and Vitality of Fire
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126455/ecofeminism-science-fiction-and-vitality-of-fire

Ecological Erotics (sponsored by the Thoreau Society)
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126468/ecological-erotics-sponsored-by-the-thoreau-society

Ecologies of Desire: Science and Love in the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126469/ecologies-of-desire-science-and-love-in-the-anthropocene

Ecologies of the Commons
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126470/ecologies-of-the-commons

Eco-pedagogies in Modern Languages & Literatures Programs: From Theory to Practice
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126474/eco-pedagogies-in-modern-languages-literatures-programs-from-theory-to-practic

Eco-Philology: Textual Studies and Environmental History
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126478/eco-philology-textual-studies-and-environmental-history

Emerging Biosocialities: Latent Potentials in a Dystopic Present
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126497/emerging-biosocialities-latent-potentials-in-a-dystopic-present

Enclaves, Environment, and Exploitation in Latin America & The Caribbean
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126499/enclaves-environment-and-exploitation-in-latin-america-the-caribbean

Energy Futures between Surplus and Scarcity
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126542/energy-futures-between-surplus-and-scarcity

Environmental Politics after Humanism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126545/environmental-politics-after-humanism

Environmentalism and Class Consciousness
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126546/environmentalism-and-class-consciousness

“Environment at the Margins” and Global Anglophone and/or Postcolonial African Novels
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126319/environment-at-the-margins-and-global-anglophone-and-or-postcolonial-african-no

Experimental Ecologies
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126556/experimental-ecologies

Feeding the Fire as the World Burns: Rethinking Food and Sustenance in the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126557/feeding-the-fire-as-the-world-burns-rethinking-food-and-sustenance-in-the-anthro

Fire and Rain: An Ecopoetry Reading
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126558/fire-and-rain-an-ecopoetry-reading

Fire in Western Literature: WLA Sponsored Panel
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126782/fire-in-western-literature-wla-sponsored-panel

French Écocritique and Disaster
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126561/french-ecocritique-and-disaster

From Monstrosities to Wonders: Ecohorror and Transcorporeality
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126562/from-monstrosities-to-wonders-ecohorror-and-transcorporeality

Future Archives: Queer Poetries in the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126563/future-archives-queer-poetries-in-the-anthropocene

Gardens and Crisis
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126629/gardens-and-crisis

 Green Applied Linguistics
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126630/green-applied-linguistics

Hope (or) Otherwise: Affect, Anticipation, Destruction
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126631/hope-or-otherwise-affect-anticipation-destruction

Imagining a More Capacious Future: Multiethnic Voices in Changing Environments
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126632/imagining-a-more-capacious-future-multiethnic-voices-in-changing-environments

Immolations: Queer Theory and Environmental Destruction
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126655/immolations-queer-theory-and-environmental-destruction

In the Animals’ Keeping: Fighting Fires with William Stafford
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126656/in-the-animals-keeping-fighting-fires-with-william-stafford

Indigenous Ecocriticism: Honoring, Remembering, Imagining
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126657/indigenous-ecocriticism-honoring-remembering-imagining

Interspecies Narration: Incinerating the Human/Animal Binary
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126658/interspecies-narration-incinerating-the-human-animal-binary

Invisible Borders, Shifting Borderlands
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126659/invisible-borders-shifting-borderlands

Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126660/jesmyn-wards-salvage-the-bones

The Limitations and Ecologic Consequences of Paradise
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126729/the-limitations-and-ecologic-consequences-of-paradise

Literature from Below: Soil as Narrative, Soil as Substance
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126662/literature-from-below-soil-as-narrative-soil-as-substance

Living with Animals in the Anthropocene
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126663/living-with-animals-in-the-anthropocene

Margaret Fuller: Preserving Paradise in the 19th Century
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126664/margaret-fuller-preserving-paradise-in-the-19th-century

The Margins of Environmentalism: Examining Narratives of Struggle against Extraction, Resource Grab, and Infrastructure Development
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126730/the-margins-of-environmentalism-examining-narratives-of-struggle-against-extract

Medieval Ecol(Eschat)ologies
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126665/medieval-ecoleschatologies

Medieval Ecomaterialism: Reading Ruins and Landscapes
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126668/medieval-ecomaterialism-reading-ruins-and-landscapes

Men and Nature
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126669/men-and-nature

Militarized California: Transpacific Flows of Toxicity and Environmental Ruin
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126670/militarized-california-transpacific-flows-of-toxicity-and-environmental-ruin

Myths of Return: Homecoming, Paradise, and Perdition
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126671/myths-of-return-homecoming-paradise-and-perdition

Natural Disasters and the Sublime
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126672/natural-disasters-and-the-sublime

The Neglected Lives of Micro-Matter
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126731/the-neglected-lives-of-micro-matter

Nerds on Fire
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126286/nerds-on-fire

Nineteenth-Century Posthumanisms Today
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126675/nineteenth-century-posthumanisms-today

Nonhuman Extinction Fiction: In Print and on Film
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126676/nonhuman-extinction-fiction-in-print-and-on-film

Oecologies I: Premodern Horizons
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126677/oecologies-i-premodern-horizons

On Fire: Pyrocriticism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126678/on-fire-pyrocriticism

Other Worlds, Different Humans: Indigenous and Traditional Myths as Ecological Knowledge
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126679/other-worlds-different-humans-indigenous-and-traditional-myths-as-ecological-kn

Out of the Classroom and Into the Wild
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126680/out-of-the-classroom-and-into-the-wild

Outside Paradise and The Animals at the End(s) of the World(s)
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126685/outside-paradise-and-the-animals-at-the-ends-of-the-worlds

Pakistani Writing and the Environment
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126688/pakistani-writing-and-the-environment

“Paradise is Drowning:” Rising Tides, Breaking Conditions, and Altered Horizons
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126298/paradise-is-drowning-rising-tides-breaking-conditions-and-altered-horizons

Paradise in Flyover Country: MMLA Sponsored Panel
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126692/paradise-in-flyover-country-mmla-sponsored-panel

Paradise Rising: Pacific Arts and Climate Activism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126693/paradise-rising-pacific-arts-and-climate-activism

Paradoxical Sustainability: Whose Paradise? Whose Hell?
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126694/paradoxical-sustainability-whose-paradise-whose-hell

Pedagogy that Tempers the Flames: A Round-table (and Podcast) on Environmental Justice in the Classroom
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126695/pedagogy-that-tempers-the-flames-a-round-table-and-podcast-on-environmental-ju

Playing With Fire: Gaming and/as Environmental Activism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126696/playing-with-fire-gaming-and-as-environmental-activism

Plots of Paradise: Gardening and the Utopian Impulse
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126697/plots-of-paradise-gardening-and-the-utopian-impulse

Poets and Writers Speak: Readying for the End of the World
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126698/poets-and-writers-speak-readying-for-the-end-of-the-world

Prehistoric Creatures and Anthropocene Fears: The Past Comes Back to Bite Us
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126699/prehistoric-creatures-and-anthropocene-fears-the-past-comes-back-to-bite-us

Reading “The Great Derangement” in Contemporary Climate Literature
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126700/reading-the-great-derangement-in-contemporary-climate-literature

Representing Empire in British Modernism—A Crisis of Environmental Aesthetics
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126701/representing-empire-in-british-modernisma-crisis-of-environmental-aesthetics

Resisting Futurity: Eco-sexual Relations in Nineteenth-Century Literature
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126703/resisting-futurity-eco-sexual-relations-in-nineteenth-century-literature

Resisting Otherwise: Mobilizing Submerged Perspectives in Global Social Ecologies
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126084/resisting-otherwise-mobilizing-submerged-perspectives-in-global-social-ecologies

Rewriting Paradise: Caribbean Literary Ecologies
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126705/rewriting-paradise-caribbean-literary-ecologies

The Sanzed Empire on Fire: A Panel on N.K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth Trilogy
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126733/the-sanzed-empire-on-fire-a-panel-on-n-k-jemisins-the-broken-earth-trilogy

Science, Aesthetics, and the Anthropocene: SLSA-Sponsored Panel
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/127138/science-aesthetics-and-the-anthropocene-slsa-sponsored-panel

Science’s Literary Turn
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126709/sciences-literary-turn

Secret Best Friends: Timothy Morton’s Dark Ecology and Deconstruction
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126717/secret-best-friends-timothy-mortons-dark-ecology-and-deconstruction

Securing Paradise: Borders, Human and Nonhuman Intersections
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126718/securing-paradise-borders-human-and-nonhuman-intersections

Seeing Past the Nature/Culture Dualism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126719/seeing-past-the-nature-culture-dualism

Settler Colonial Ecocriticism
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126720/settler-colonial-ecocriticism

Solarpunk Poems and Ecogenre Work: Speculative Embodiment and Practices of Hope
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126721/solarpunk-poems-and-ecogenre-work-speculative-embodiment-and-practices-of-hope

Staying Alive Roundtable: Narratives of Person, Profession, and Place
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126723/staying-alive-roundtable-narratives-of-person-profession-and-place

Swimming into Paradise: Toward an Ecomaterialist History of Immersion
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126724/swimming-into-paradise-toward-an-ecomaterialist-history-of-immersion

Teaching the End of the World
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126725/teaching-the-end-of-the-world

Terraforming Tales and Technics
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126726/terraforming-tales-and-technics

The Textual, Emotional, and Ethical Borders of Climate Fiction
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126734/the-textual-emotional-and-ethical-borders-of-climate-fiction

Theorizing Indigenous, Settler, and Corporate Petro-Media
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126786/theorizing-indigenous-settler-and-corporate-petro-media

Theorizing Luminism in American Literature
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126737/theorizing-luminism-in-american-literature

Thinking with Pollination
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126738/thinking-with-pollination

Third Nature: Ecology in the Ruins
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126739/third-nature-ecology-in-the-ruins

This Means War: Militancy and Environmental Imagination in the 21st Century
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126740/this-means-war-militancy-and-environmental-imagination-in-the-21st-century

Too Much Nature: Radical Transformations in Eco-horror
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126741/too-much-nature-radical-transformations-in-eco-horror

Toward a New “Exploration Narrative:” Challenging and Expanding Traditional Speakers and Forms
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126742/toward-a-new-exploration-narrative-challenging-and-expanding-traditional-speak

Translating Paradise/Translating Hell: Latin American Environmental Writing
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126743/translating-paradise-translating-hell-latin-american-environmental-writing

Uneven Ecologies of the Global South
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126744/uneven-ecologies-of-the-global-south

Unsettling Environmental Orientations
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126747/unsettling-environmental-orientations

Unsettling Paradise in the Age of Extinction
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126748/unsettling-paradise-in-the-age-of-extinction

Utopian Modernism/Modernist Utopias
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126749/utopian-modernism-modernist-utopias

Vegetal Feminist Experimental Creation
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126750/vegetal-feminist-experimental-creation

Walt Whitman at 200: Environmental Perspectives
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126751/walt-whitman-at-200-environmental-perspectives

Waste in the California Literary and Artistic Imagination
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126752/waste-in-the-california-literary-and-artistic-imagination

“We have to feel”: Environmental Affect and Minority Identities
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126300/we-have-to-feel-environmental-affect-and-minority-identities

We Need Utopian Cli-Fi, and We Need it Now
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126777/we-need-utopian-cli-fi-and-we-need-it-now

Western Films as Ecological Narratives
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126778/western-films-as-ecological-narratives

Wild for Fantasy: Ecofiction Jam Session
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126779/wild-for-fantasy-ecofiction-jam-session

Wild Things: Children’s Culture and Ecocriticism at Fifteen (Ecocriticism, Youth Literatures, and Childhood Studies Today)
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126780/wild-things-childrens-culture-and-ecocriticism-at-fifteen-ecocriticism-youth

Writing WITH Animals
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126784/writing-with-animals

The Zoo in Wartime
https://asle.submittable.com/submit/126735/the-zoo-in-wartime