Call for Papers: Affective Landscapes



May 25th – 26th 2012
Derby, UK

This conference seeks exciting disciplinary and transdisciplinary proposals
from scholars working in fields such as cultural studies, literary studies,
cultural politics/history, creative writing, film and media studies, Area
Studies, photography, fine art, interested in examining the different ways
in which human beings respond and relate to, as well as debate and interact
with landscape.

The conference organizers are particularly interested in proposals examining the following:

• psychogeography
• critical regionalism
• cultural politics on identity and landscape
• national identity
• suburbia
• edgelands
• the rural / urban
• responses to landscape by creative practitioners (writers / photographers
/ artists / filmmakers)
• phenomenology
• the body in landscape
• Ecocriticism
• landscapes of trauma and memory
• theories of affect and landscape

Please send proposals of not more than 250 words by 16 December 2011 to
Dr. Christine Berberich at

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By Janna

Janna was BA-student in cultural sciences at the Leuphana University Lueneburg, and did a 5-months internship at Cultura21 in the framework of the Leuphana PLUS program. Janna war Studentin der Angewandten Kulturwissenschaften an der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg und absolvierte im Rahmen des Leuphana Plus Programms ein fünfmonatiges Praktikum bei Cultura21.