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International Conference on Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies


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Posted by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Deadline: Mon, August 20th, 2018

20 October, 2018 – London, UK organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

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



Posted on Thu, August 9th, 2018
Expires on Mon, August 20th, 2018

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