CfP: Masculinities Studies Conference in August at JYU

We now take another quick break for advertising: The Finnish masculinities studies society SUMS arranges a one-day conference/seminar on critical studies on men and masculinities at University of Jyväskylä in August. I have attended this happening in 2015 (at U of Helsinki) and 2016 (at U of Tampere), and last year attended the Finnish gender … Continue reading CfP: Masculinities Studies Conference in August at JYU

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March of Progress*

It's been a busy month due to a lot of work and some personal, hmm, "stuff". I've done a little travel, too, so haven't had time to update the blog in a while. But, here's a quick recap of recent events. Back in February, I managed to send two articles "out there" in the world, … Continue reading March of Progress*

CfP: EASLCE Conference 2018

The Call for Papers for the 2018 EASLCE conference is now available. Feel free to spread the word. Details below. 8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE) Where: University of Würzburg, Germany When: September 26 -29, 2018 Local Organizer: Prof. Dr. Catrin Gersdorf, American Studies Call … Continue reading CfP: EASLCE Conference 2018

Fall Conferencing

This almost never happens. There are two very interesting conferences in Finland this fall, and they're both on the same dates. Dammit. I wrote a few posts back about applying for the Gender Studies conference at University of Jyväskylä, and just found out that my abstract was accepted! So, I'll be heading there at the … Continue reading Fall Conferencing

New Webinar: Narrative, Biodiversity, and Multispecies Theory

I'm very excited to announce the upcoming EASLCE webinar here on extremeresearcher! The webinar takes place already September 23, 19:30-21:00 CEST, and is hosted by Ursula Heise herself. Here's a condensed description of the webinar (in italics): At the beginning of the third millennium, humankind is confronting a mass extinction of species of a kind … Continue reading New Webinar: Narrative, Biodiversity, and Multispecies Theory

CfP: Gender Studies Conference at University of Jyväskylä

Just a quick heads-up for interested scholars: The University of Jyväskylä is this year's host for the annual Finnish gender studies conference, and the new CfP (Call for Papers) is out. The conference takes place in November, and the deadline for abstracts is September 7, so there's still plenty of time to submit. There are … Continue reading CfP: Gender Studies Conference at University of Jyväskylä

Working-class Environmentalism

The postgraduate forum for Environment, Literature, and Culture (ELC) announced a  new CfA (Call for Applications) on their website recently. The CfA concerns the annual conference/workshop for postgraduate students working with questions related to the confluence of environmental issues and culture. This year's workshop will take place in Venice, Italy (not a bad venue) on November … Continue reading Working-class Environmentalism