CFP: [Science] Environment and Environmentalism in the Americas (11/09/07; 03/07/08-03/08/08)

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Environment and Environmentalism in the Americas (11/09/07; 03/07/08-03/08/08)

We are soliciting papers for the 2nd edition of the Mercyhurst
Colloquium on the Americas to be held March 7 and 8, 2008. The theme
for this year is "Environmentalities." Papers may come from any
discipline on any topic discussing the peoples of the Americas and how
they perceive/ relate to the natural world. Possible topics include
(but are by no means limited to) environmental activism and indigenous
movements, literature/cinema and the environment, environment/ecology/
nature in politics, globalization and environmental justice, legacies of
Manifest Destiny, place and identity/ regionalism, eco-critical
approaches to literature/cinema/culture, environmental/ecological
approaches to history, etc.

Please submit an abstract of 300 words with a cover letter including
your name, academic affiliation and the proposal's title by November 9,
2007 to:

Dr. Douglas Boudreau

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Mercyhurst College

501 E. 38th St.

Erie, PA 16546-0001

or as an e-mail attachment (in a format readable by Microsoft Word) to To encourage participation by all who attend,
we are asking that all papers be delivered in English. The program will
allow for papers of 20 minutes, followed by a period of questions.

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