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Of Darkness and Light

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:04pm
Madison Helman / West Virginia University Graduate Student Union
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 7, 2019

Have you never thought how danger must surround power as shadow does light?
-Ursula Le Guin

Agential Ecoontologies: Revitalizing Folk Magic, Rootwork, and Animism in the Age of the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:56am
Association for Studies of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Agential Ecoontologies: Revitalizing Folk Magic, Rootwork, and Animism in the Age of the Anthropocene 

13th Biennial Convention, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

June 26-30, 2019

University of California, Davis

Forming the Future

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:03pm
David Sergeant / University of Plymouth
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Forming the Future

 

Confirmed keynotes: Amy J. Elias (Tennessee, Knoxville); Daniel Innerarity (Ikerbasque); Sandra Kemp (Lancaster/Imperial)

 

University of Plymouth, UK; Sept. 2nd(p.m.) and 3rd, 2019.

 

Teaching the End of the World (ASLE roundtable)

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:01pm
Jamie Bolker / Fordham University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Please consider submitting a proposal for the following roundtable session at the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) conference, taking place from June 26-30, 2019 at UC-Davis.  Teaching the End of the World

6th ASYRAS Conference: On Potentialities

updated: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 8:44am
Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies - University of Cantabria
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Department of Philology at the University of Cantabria is pleased to host the
6th ASYRAS conference that will take place in Santander, Spain, from 27-29 June 2019.

The conference, with the title “On Potentialities” sets up a forum where early-
career specialists in English Studies can present the results of their research. The

Constructing Readers and Theorizing Action in Environmental Justice Narratives (ASLE)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:52pm
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Constructing Readers and Theorizing Action in Environmental Justice Narratives

 

13th Biennial Convention, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

June 26-30, 2019

University of California, Davis

 

Dirty Places: geographies of waste

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:48pm
See below
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

We are putting together a special issue tentatively called “Dirty places: geographies of waste”. “Waste” is a broad and multifaceted concept, always open to interpretation. We want to keep it that way, partly because we are looking for fresh voices, and partly because we want to facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation. However, for clarity’s sake, waste is here defined as “material that we failed to use” (Gille, 2018). Gille’s succinct definition reads like an updated version of Mary Douglas’s (1966) classic take on “dirt” —“matter out of place” —, this time formulated under the banner of the Anthropocene. For a deeper look into the concept of waste, please read the following texts:

 

Thoreau Society panels at American Literature Association 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
James Finley / The Thoreau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Thoreau Society is pleased to sponsor two guaranteed sessions at American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019.

 

Thoreau and Political Ecology

A Methodology for the Anthropocene

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:39am
ASLE at the ALA 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 13, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) at

the American Literature Association Annual Conference

May 23-26, 2019

Boston, MA

 

Close Reading Close Reading: A Methodology for the Anthropocene?

'Science's Literary Turn' Panel at ASLE

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:37am
Katherine Buse, UC Davis & Priscilla Wald, Duke University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Science's Literary Turn 

A panel at the thirteenth ASLE Biennial Conference: Paradise On Fire

June 26-30, 2019
University Of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Organizers: Katherine Buse (kebuse@ucdavis.edu), UC Davis, and Priscilla Wald (pwald@duke.edu), Duke University 

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