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

full name / name of organization: 
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu
contact email: 
cbelling@notes.cc.sunysb.edu

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, mstoddar_at_csusm.edu.

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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
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu
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