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International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

London
Organization: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Categories: Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Science
Event Date: 2018-10-20 to 2018-10-20 Abstract Due: 2018-08-20

Ecocriticism plays a significant role in shaping environmental consciousness. Representations of nature’s agency become central to many studies conducted in literature, culture studies, philosophy, history, sociology or political science. This conference aims to explore the relationship between the physical environment and text in its broader meaning as well as analyse the social concerns raised by environmental crisis.

Conference panels will be related, but not limited, to:

Pastoral and wilderness
Animal studies
Cultural and literary ecology
Ecolinguistics
Ecosophy
Ethnobiology
Ecofeminism
Posthumanism
Environmental arts
We invite proposals from various disciplines including political sciences, history, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, literature, linguistics, etc.

The language of the conference is English.

Paper proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 20 August, 2018 to: eco@irf-network.org. Please download paper proposal form.

Registration fee – 100 GBP

Conference venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX

http://eco.irf-network.org

eco@irf-network.org

Olena Lytovka