By promoting research and education in the fields of literary, cultural and environmental studies, EASLCE aims to cultivate a better understanding of the interrelationship between natures and cultures for a more sustainable future.

We recognize that dialogue and cooperation across disciplinary and cultural boundaries is essential to that task, and therefore seek to foster a diverse community of scholars, educators, and artists who share a concern for environmental issues.

In the pursuit of these aims, EASLCE supports:

  • scholarly and creative work in environmental literature, arts, and humanities;
  • activities that promote the dialogue between the academic community and the general public;
  • advocacy for and maintenance of ecologically sustainable practices.

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Webinar Report

Summary of the 12th EASLCE Webinar: Toxic Embodiment by Cecilia Åsberg and Marietta Radomska 

Eight senior and junior ecocritics from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, and the UK gathered together on Saturday morning on August 25th for the 12th EASLCE webinar. The webinar was for the first time hosted by two scholars, Prof. Cecilia Åsberg and Dr. Marietta Radomska, both from the Posthumanities Hub at Linköping University in Sweden. The webinar’s topic this time was toxic embodiment, and the discussion centered on issues of toxicity, gender, sexuality, and… Read More

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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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