CFP: Peak Oil and Post-Prosperity: Discourses of Depletion (3/15/06; MLA '06)

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The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia,
December 2006:

Peak Oil and Post-Prosperity: Discourses of Depletion
Organizer: Martha Stoddard Holmes
Papers on rhetorics and narratives of peak-/post-oil and energy issues in
geoscience, literature, film, cultural commentary: neo-Malthusianism (the
great die-off), neopastoralism, etc. Abstracts or 8-page papers and brief
bio by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes,

Catherine Belling, PhD

Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
Associate Director, Institute for Medicine in Contemporary Society
Health Sciences Center L3-086
Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8036

Tel 631.444.8029 Fax 631.444.9744

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