This MLA special session concerns cognitive psychology and environmental thinking, specifically, the relationship between theories of perception, ecocriticism, and modes of experiencing or constituting the environment.
Possible paper topics include but are not limited to:
-the history of philosophy and perceptual psychology
-environmental justice and disability studies
-Marxist and postmodern geography, design theory, urban studies, and architecture
-ecofeminism and ecopoetics, animal studies, new materialisms
-toxicity, climate change, and the Anthropocene
Please send ~300 word abstracts by 15 March 2016 to Jason Bell (firstname.lastname@example.org).