The 24th Biennial Congress of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature will be taking place in Stockholm, Sweden 14-18 August 2019. The conference theme is “Silence and Silencing in Children’s Literature”. See Call for Papers for further information.
Dr Samantha Walton, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Bath Spa University Cultures of Nature and Wellbeing: Narratives of Sustainability and Green Healthcare (Cultures of Nature and Wellbeing)
The European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE) has now published the Call for Papers for their 8th biennial conference, to be held at the University of Würzburg, Germany, 26-29 September 2018. The topic is “The Garden: Ecological Paradigms of Space, History, and Community.” CfP-EASLCE-2018
Toronto, Canada, July 30 IRSCL Possible and Impossible Children Ahmed Katheeb: The Pastoral Idyll and the Wild Sheffield, England, 6-8 September ASLE-UKI Cross Multi Inter Trans: Biennial Conference Lykke Guanio-Uluru: Digital media, artist and plant: James Cameron’s Avatar – a cure for plant blindness? Padua, Italy, 28-30 September European Network of Picturebook Research – Home […]
At a time when feminism struggles to find an appreciative audience with young people, Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children’s and Adolescent Literature by Roberta Seelinger Trites offers convincing arguments for its relevance by showing how contemporary feminisms inhabit literature written for children and adolescents. Throughout this book, Trites reflects on the ways in which literature for […]
In the book The Nature Principle. Human restoration and the end of Nature-Deficit Disorder (2011), Richard Louv delivers a powerful call to action – this time for adults. This book follows up on his bestselling book from 2005, Last Child in the Woods, which sparked a national debate and an international movement to reconnect children […]