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
It's been a busy couple of weeks. I wrote a bit of a negative post a while back about things being so uncertain and having to just wait for stuff to happen, but luckily there's been lots of movement on that front lately. First, the EASLCE webinar on ecophobia took place last weekend and I'm happy … Continue reading Busy Weeks
I'm leaving to Ireland to attend the ESSE conference in just a few hours but before I go, I thought I'd give a heads up on some interesting recent CfPs (that's Call for Papers in Academese) and publications that have come my way, in case some of the readers are interested. First, there's a new handbook on … Continue reading Calls and New Stuff
I spent last week's Friday at the University of Tampere. The reason was that they hosted this year's Miestutkimuspäivät (conference on [critical*] studies on men and masculinities) and I presented a paper there. The event was organized by SUMS (the Finnish society for men's studies). The day was an interesting and fun one. Topics were … Continue reading What’s Up with Men: SUMS 2016
I was meaning to be hard at work today at finishing my second article but my day got somewhat derailed when I was notified that my travel grant application to attend the 2016 Esse Conference in Galway, Ireland was accepted. This has meant that I have spent the latter part of the day making travel plans for … Continue reading Extreme Researcher Goes Ireland
This weeks's post is a quick one. Firstly, the book review that I announced a while back is now available online in open source format here (follow the URL in the link and then look to the bottom of the page for the last, and possibly least, of the contributions to the newest edition of the … Continue reading Updates on Book Review, etc.
All pictures by me. And yes, there were actually quite a few more people present than those pictures would indicate (I was sitting up front and tried to not get too many people in the pictures besides the presenters and chair of the session). One year and one week ago I was extremely relieved, after … Continue reading The 2016 VAKKI Symposium