Towards Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction An International Conference organised by CECILLE (Centre d'Etudes en Civilisations, Langues et Lettres Étrangères) 7-9 November 2019 Université de... Read More
This year the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) is experimenting with a two-part submission process intended to make the conference more participant-driven and democratic. The second step is this Call for PAPERS. Proposals must be submitted by December 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST.
Water, Animals, and Arctic Climate Change: An International Symposium
The symposium will shift the focus from purely textual ecocriticism to the recent breakthroughs in material ecocriticism and explore the creative role of materiality in narrative meaning-making.
The (re)emergence of populism(s), the increase in hate speech, and the resurgence of ethnic and religious violence and xenophobia—in what Pankaj Mishra has called “the age of anger”—all evince a complex web of relations and gestures toward the Other, which call the project of modernity into question.