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.
Category: Language & Literature
New eBook available
The eBook „Negatives Menschenbild und Separationsdenken in der modernen Gesellschaft“ by Davide Brocchi is now available for download as PDF file. The author deals with the source and the effect of the negative image of humanity and refers therefore to advocates of the negative image of humanity like Niccoló Macchiavelli and Thomas Hobbes. The thought… Continue reading New eBook available
Publication: Harvest in Times of Drought
Harvest in Times of Drought – cultivating pedagogies of life for sustainable communities Voices of the country In the following lines, the book Harvest in Times of Drought is presented and offered for download (please find the download link at the bottom of the post). This publication is about creative education in Brasil that can… Continue reading Publication: Harvest in Times of Drought
Ecodrama Playwrights Festival & Symposium on Performance & Ecology
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA May 31-June 3, 2012 CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROPOSALS From the 31st of May until the 3rd of June 2012 the Ecodrama Playwrights Festival and Symposium on Performance and Ecology takes place in Pittsburgh. Artists, scholars and activists are invited to share their work, ideas and passions with the attenders… Continue reading Ecodrama Playwrights Festival & Symposium on Performance & Ecology
Confluence 2011 – Festival of Indigenous Storytellers
30th of September – 2nd of October, 2011 Fire Flies Ashram, Bangalore/India The “Confluence” invites you to a 3-day event on storytelling, where storytellers from various tribal communities of India will be sharing some of their disappearing myths, legends and stories with a view to build a collective that supports the need for their preservation.… Continue reading Confluence 2011 – Festival of Indigenous Storytellers
Call for Papers for the Graduate Conference “Landscapes and Mindscapes”
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.
Values of Environmental Writing
The Values of Environmental Writing Research Network raises levels of critical academic exchange and public debate about the possible relations between reading habits and preferences, levels of environmental literacy, and wider patterns of pro-environment behavioural and lifestyle change. Network activities take place between September 2010 and June 2011, centring on three ‘Conversations on Environmental Change’… Continue reading Values of Environmental Writing
Chain of arguments for the ecological identity of the international language Esperanto (& its organizations)
1. Direct progress with concern to the “interna ideo” (“internal idea”) of Esperanto is the conscious integration of the concept of a “neutral international language” within the framework of the cultures of sustainability & according to the 3 criteria of Peace, Human Rights & Sustainability