Environmental Humanities Tag

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery, 2017 ASLE Biennial Conference

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery 2017 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference June 20 - 24, 2017, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan Conference website: http://asle2017.clas.wayne.edu Read full CFP here: http://www.asle.org/wp-content/uploads/ASLE-2017-CFP.pdf In Rust: The Longest War, Jonathan Waldman claims that, for those who “yield to rust,...

Environmental Themes in Popular Narratives – Special issue deadline 30 May 2016

Special issue call for Journal Environmental Communication: deadline 30 May 2016 Environmental Themes in Popular Narratives http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/est/renc/renc-cfp The purpose of this special issue of Environmental Communication is to explore and analyse a number of prominent environmental narratives conceived and reproduced in different venues.  Despite the increasing presence of...

Permaculture
[Call for Proposals] Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis

We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled “Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis,” that will treat cultural production and practices related to “alternatives”—both critical and creative, descriptive and imaginative—that challenge the unjust and unsustainable systems that dominate at present. Though...

CFP: Under Western Skies 2016

Call for Proposals Under Western Skies 2016 Water: Events, Trends, Analysis September 27-30, 2016 Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta, CANADA Under Western Skies (UWS) is a biennial, interdisciplinary conference series on the environment. The fourth conference organizers invite prospective researchers, authors, artists, and presenters to consider submitting proposals for oral...

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Symposium CfP: Foreign Bodies, Intimate Ecologies: Transformations in Environmental History

Symposium call for papers Foreign Bodies, Intimate Ecologies: Transformations in Environmental History 11-13 February, 2016 Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia foreignbodiesintimateecologies.net | #FBIE2016 Environmental history has experienced significant transformations in recent years, driven by a new sense of urgency created by contemporary environmental crises and greater degrees of interdisciplinary engagement. This international...

Endurance
Endurance: Australian Stories of Drought

Deb Anderson, Monash University CSIRO Publishing Endurance presents stories of ordinary Australians grappling with extraordinary circumstances, providing insight into their lives, their experiences with drought and their perceptions of climate change. The book opens with the physical impacts, science, politics and economics of drought and climate change in...

An Update on Environmental Humanities news from Switzerland

A new report "Developing the Environmental Humanities in Switzerland: An Evaluation of Opportunities, Challenges, and Priorities in Research, Teaching, and Institutional Support" by Christoph Kueffer, Philippe Foret and Marcus Hall, and commissioned by the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences is now available (PDF) The...

Environmental Humanities, Switzerland

A retreat on 7-8 November on the shores of the Vierwaldstättersee (Lake of the four-forested cantons) brought together nine brainstormers of five nationalities and multiple disciplines from across the country to determine the future directions of Environmental Humanities in Switzerland and beyond. The group's aim is...