Pedagogy, Presentism, and Early Modern Ecocriticsm

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Bruckner
contact email: 

Looking for submissions for a collection of essays on teaching early Modern literature, and Shakespeare in particular, from an ecocritical perspective.

The volume encourages essays that show how teaching early modern texts ecocritically can be a matter of engaging in political struggle on behalf of the environment. Presentist approaches and essays that look at Shakespeare in different historical moments (including contemporary performances/films) are particularly welcome. Those who are ecocritics who happen to teach Shakespeare or other early modern texts, in addition to those who would describe themselves as Shakespeare or early modern scholars, are equally welcome to submit.

Innovative, interdisciplinary, transgressive, and relevant approaches are encouraged. Please submit 300 word abstracts by January 15, 2010. Submit abstracts as electronically to