ASLE Carbon Neutral Conference on Ecomedia Plus Eco-Horror CfP

Sorry to sit on this; I've actually known of this first Call for Abstracts for a while but forgot to advertise it. Anyway, if you're interested in ecomedia studies, check out a part of a new conference below (in italics): A troubling paradox lies at the heart of ecomedia studies: those of us who study … Continue reading ASLE Carbon Neutral Conference on Ecomedia Plus Eco-Horror CfP

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Activism and Ecocriticism

I finally got around to reading the recent issue of ISLE*. As usual, there were a couple of interesting articles in it and I found it especially interesting, considering the kind of times we're living in, that the contents were fairly openly political and activist-oriented. As I've discussed before, ecocriticism is an inherently political field … Continue reading Activism and Ecocriticism

ASLE Is Standing Up for Standing Rock

ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment) has approached their members to sign a statement of support for the water protectors at Standing Rock. The statement is below in italics. I thought I'd just post it here to spread the word. If you're a member of ASLE, you too can sign. ASLE states … Continue reading ASLE Is Standing Up for Standing Rock