The discourse of the environment permeates attitudes towards the present, representations of the past and perceptions of the future.
How do languages, literatures and other modes of meaning-making promote ecocritical frameworks that interrogateWestern and Eastern anthropocentric assumptions, biases and expectations?
How do the environmental humanities test new hermeneutic tools to assess the interdependence between natural and anthropic ecosystems?
Our focus is onnew narratives of fragile and resilient environments; the im/material wellbeing of the organisms that live in them; the interconnections between diverse forms of life.
Topics and areas of research include:
Climate change fiction