Reminder: Deadline for ASLE 2017 Conference Submissions is December 12, 2016

deadline for submissions: 
December 12, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 

Rust/Resistance: Works of RecoveryASLE 2017 Biennial ConferenceJune 20-24, 2017Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Reminder: Deadline for submissions is December 12, 2016 Important Links: Call for Papers (PDF)
Conference Website

Panel Calls for Papers

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 In addition to concurrent sessions, many other exciting events and activities are planned, including: 

  • Keynote speakers, including Tiya Miles speaking on the Detroit River and the history of slavery in Detroit, a history in which the river played a central role as an international border and mode of escape; and Kyle Powys Whyte speaking about indigenous futures, anthropocene fictions, and climate justice. 
  • Banquet and dance at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
  • Special panel on water + activism in Detroit
  • Field trip options, including the Underground Railroad Living Museum, Arab American National Museum, an urban garden tour, cycling, running, and volunteering for local groups
  • Progressive evening in Midtown Detroit, including a radical poetry reading at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)
  • Special movie screening of Watermark at the Detroit Film Theater in the Detroit Institute of Arts


Please consider submitting a panel or paper and joining the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment next June in Detroit!