CfP POETRY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN EDUCATION

This call for papers welcomes current curriculum shifts in which education for sustainable learning—ESD— is becoming an overarching link between disciplines rather than a subordinate pursuit in education. Scholars and lovers of poetry can attest to how it sustains us in our lifelong learning, including our emotional, creative, linguistic, communicative, and analytical development. The concept […]

Hva skal vi svare våre barn?

Torsdag 24.januar foreleste Arne Johan Vetlesen om dette spørsmålet. Hør forelesningen her. Aslaug Nyrnes åpnet forelesningen med følgende påminning: Kjære tilhøyrarar! Studentar, tilsette, gjester elles. Unge i Norge har hatt «griseflaks» ved å vere født inn i eit av verdas rikaste og beste land å bu i, skriv Arne Johan Vetlesen.  Men sjølv i dette […]

Our Children and Other Animals – Childhood and Pethood

Two recent texts—Our Children and Other Animals and Childhood and Pethood—offer new insights on the question of children and animals in society, culture, and literature. As my discussion below suggests, Childhood and Pethood expands on the social theoretical foundation established in Our Children and Other Animals. In Our Children and Other Animals, Cole and Stewart […]