I'm back from a very fun and successful trip to neighboring Sweden and Norway. The trip was in two parts: first, a seminar and discussions in Gothenburg on ecological masculinities, and then a solo trip skiing in the mountains of Norway. First, the professional part of the trip: The seminar was jointly arranged by the … Continue reading Trip Report: Ecological Masculinities and Mountains
I'm preparing to travel to Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden, next week to attend a seminar on ecological masculinities but in the meantime, just a quick post advertising an interesting call for papers: The ENSCAN network is arranging a workshop on Environmental Change in Nordic Fiction at University of Tampere in November. The deadline for abstracts … Continue reading Lon…Tampere Calling
Just a super quick report from the trenches: Credit: dictionary.com Well no, I don't smoke, and have different problems from people a century ago but wanted to write a quick report on what I've been up to lately. So, I'm busily editing two different manuscripts: One manuscript on ecomasculinity, etc. was returned to me by … Continue reading Drafting
Ha, I couldn't resist taking a short fun break from article writing for a quick plug of this recent book that not only directly speaks to my own research but also mentions that research in a blushingly positive way: Ecological Masculinities by Martin Hultman and Paul Pulé: Credit: Routledge. I haven't got my hands physically … Continue reading Book Plug! Ecological Masculinities!
Geez I'm working with a fashionable topic! Credit: threedeepmarketing.com The Rachel Carson Center, one of the epicenters of ecocriticism in Europe, just published their newest Perspectives issue, which focuses on men and nature. The issue contains a Foreword by THE masculinities scholar Raewyn Connell, and an interesting Introduction, too. Credit: Rachel Carson Center. I'm so … Continue reading Men and Nature: Hegemonic Masculinities and Environmental Change
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
Well well, the end truly is nigh. Christmas is upon us and my time here in Turkey is drawing to an end. It's now less than a week until I'm sitting in a plane headed back home. Hopefully. Winter has definitely arrived but from what I hear, the airport in Ankara usually functions perfectly well … Continue reading Turkey Diaries: Part VIII (The Report Card)