CFP: [General] Literature: Ecocriticism & the Environment

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Ken Hada
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The 30th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX Popular Culture Assoc./ACA
February 24â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Conference Website:

Panels are now being formed for presentations regarding Literature,
Ecocriticism and the Environment. Specific areas might include:

*ecocritical approaches to literature
* environmentally-focused artists and their art
* representations of nature and the environment in popular and American
* interdisciplinary approaches to the environment by environmental
historians, philosophers, geographers, ecologists, governmental
agencies, etc.
* environmental/ecocritical pedagogy & environmental education
* environmental discourse in the media
* the environment in film
* ecofeminism
* environmental issues in the Southwest
* urban environmentalism
* nature writing and its authors
SW/TX PCA has a rich history of intellectual pursuit with a friendly
spirit. Professional academics, as well as graduate students (and special
undergraduates) and other professionals are welcome to submit papers.
Individual presentations should be 15-20 minutes in length.

Send detailed abstract or paper electronically with your email address
and affiliation. Early submissions and registration encouraged (please
see conference website for details regarding accommodations and other
relevant matters. Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2008. In the
subject line please type: “SW/TX PCA Submission” â€" send to:

Dr. Ken Hada, Area Chair
Literature, Ecocriticism and the Environment (cc:

Mailing address:
Department of English & Languages
East Central University
1100 E. 14th St.
Ada, OK 74820

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