International symposium «Water, Animals, and Arctic Climate Change»

University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu

December 12-13, 2018

The symposium includes Professor Scott Slovic’s keynote lecture and a two-day workshop directed by Scott Slovic, Arja Rosenholm, and Markku Lehtimäki. See the attached CFP_Water, Animals, and Arctic Climate Change for individual paper proposals (deadline October 31).

Scott Slovic (University of Idaho, USA)

«A More Particularized Understanding»: Apprehending Biospheric Change in Contemporary U.S. Writing about the Arctic

Date and time: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 10.15-11.45
Place: University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu campus, Agora Building, lecture hall AG100

Scott Slovic is professor of literature and environment, professor of natural resources and society, and chair of the English Department at the University of Idaho, USA. He served as founding president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) from 1992 to 1995, and since 1995 has edited ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. A specialist in ecocritical theory, comparative environmental literature, and psychological approaches to environmental communication, his recent and forthcoming books include the co-edited volumes Numbers and Nerves: Information, Emotion, and Meaning in a World of Data (2015), Ecocriticism in Taiwan: Identity, Environment, and the Arts (2016), and Ecocritical Aesthetics: Language, Beauty, and the Environment (2018).

Organizer: The Changing Environment of the North: Cultural Representations and Uses of Water,

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