April 22-26, 2014, “Framing Nature: Signs, Stories, and Ecologies of Meaning” Deadline for sending abstracts : 01 October 2013 This conference is organized by the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture, and the Environment (EASLCE) biennial conference and hosted by the Department of Semiotics at the University of Tartu in cooperation with the […]
The Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada / Association pour la littérature, l’environnement et la culture au Canada (ALECC) is a non-profit organization focused on the creation, appreciation, discussion, analysis, and dissemination of knowledge about the work of nature writers, environmental writers and journalists, eco-artists of all disciplines, ecocritics, and ecotheorists in Canada. […]
Classic environmental novelist Ernest Callenbach, author of Ecotopia, passed away on April 16th 2012 at the age of 83. Shortly after his death, this document, which contains his “Epistle to the Ecotopians: Last Words to an America in Decline” was found: Click here to read the full text.
Submission deadline: 15th of June. Conference date: September 16th to 17th in Naples, Italy Graduate students, recent Ph.D.s, and junior scholars from different fields focusing on any cultural and literary tradition are encouraged to apply. Papers should investigate critical methodologies (geocriticism, ecocriticism, geopoetics, etc.) and different approaches to the relationship between word and space.