CFP: The Garden: Ecological Paradigms of Space, History, and Community

DEADLINE EXTENDED February 20th, 2018

8th Biennial Conference of the EASLCE

Where: University of Würzburg, Germany

When: September 26 -29, 2018

Arguably one of the most alluring environmental images, the garden enjoys a poetic,aesthetic, and mythological presence across many cultures and throughout all ages. At the same time, gardens have always been real, material spaces that served a variety of social, economic, and scientific purposes and continue to do so. Whether as poetic image or as real space, gardens always represent historically contingent and culturally variegated environmental practices. They emerge from the real and imagined interactions between human and non-human…

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Ecozon@ is a journal devoted to the relatively new field of literary and cultural criticism called ecocriticism. Ecocriticism can be broadly defined as the study of the representations of nature in cultural texts, and of the relationship between humans with other earth beings and their environment as seen in cultural manifestations. Ecozon@ is one of the very few academic journals specifically devoted to ecocriticism, an exponentially growing field, akin to Read More…

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