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(RE)THINKING EARTH: FROM REPRESENTATIONS OF NATURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE FICTIONINTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Portugal (Lisbon)
Organization: CETAPS and Portuguese National Library
Categories: Postcolonial, Digital Humanities, Graduate Conference, American, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, French, British, German, Genre & Form, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Literary Theory, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature, Science, Engineering, Miscellaneous
Event Date: 2020-04-22 to 2020-04-23 Abstract Due: 2020-03-15

(RE)THINKING EARTH: FROM REPRESENTATIONS OF NATURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE FICTIONINTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

22-23 April,

National Library of Portugal, Lisbon

CETAPS/Nova University of Lisbon

CALL FOR PAPERS

Earth Dayfirst celebrated in the United States on April 22, 1970 by millions of people and now mobilizing citizens and communitiesworldwide, represented the first massive expression of public concern with the ecological sustainability of our planet, launching the modern global environmentalist movement. As the world signals its 50thanniversary in 2020, the Symposium (Re)thinking Earth: From Representations of Nature to Climate Change Fiction, aims to bring together an intersection ofplural perspectives andrepresentations of the tropes of threatened nature and climate crisis, spread over time, place, formats and aesthetic models, under the collaborative interdisciplinary model of the environmental humanities.We invite papers on a range of topics that may include:

Nature writing over time and space

Global voices in ecopoetics

Affect and ecocriticism

Climate change in contemporary fiction

Reimagined pastoral landscapes

Space and scale in environmental writing

Agroecological storytelling

Thinking the anthropocene

Representations of environmental science in literature and film

The climate change crisis in visual culture

Ecomedia and the communication of environmental science

Climate change in utopian and dystopian literature

Post-colonial and indigenous representations of environmental collapses

Science Fiction, fantasy and environmental crises

Film and the televisual representations of climate change

Environmental ethics

Environmental education and literacy.

 

This conference is organized by the Strand American Intersectionsof CETAPS, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University of Lisbon.

Participants should submit a 250 word abstract in English or Portuguese by March 15,2020 accompanied by a brief bio-note.

Letters of acceptance will be sent no later than March 30th, 2020.

Inquiries and abstracts should be emailed to Teresa Botelho (tdbs@fcsh.unl.pt) and to Isabel Oliveira Martins (iom@netcabo.pt).

 

Go to https://rethinkingearth.wordpress.com/for more information.

Registration fees for participants presenting papers: 40 Euros (full fee)20 Euros (student fee)

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Organizing committee

Teresa Botelho

Maria Teresa Castilho

Ana Gonçalves Matos

Isabel Oliveira Martins

Rogério Miguel Puga

https://rethinkingearth.wordpress.com

tdbs@fcsh.unl.pt

Teresa Botelho