by Nina Goga – By autumn 2020 a new national school curriculum (LK20) will be introduced in Norway. Some of what is new in LK20 is the introduction of cross-curricular themes and core elements in all school subjects. In this article I turn the attention to the cross-curricular theme sustainable development to discuss how this […]
Vi ønsker med dette å invitere deg/deres fagmiljø til å skrive artikkel til et temanummer av Norsk Pedagogisk Tidsskrift om bærekraft og livsmestring. Norsk Pedagogisk Tidsskrift er et nivå 1 tidsskrift og temanummeret om bærekraft og livsmestring er planlagt publisert i nummer 3/2020. Redaktører: Nina Goga (gjesteredaktør) og Merethe Roos (ansvarlig redaktør) Kontekst Høsten […]
Nixon’s concept of slow violence is inspired by Johan Galtung’s idea of structural violence, a form of violence not attributable to a single individual, but rather to social inequalities of power (Galtung 1969). Slow violence likewise denotes “a violence that occurs gradually and out of sight, a violence of delayed destruction that is dispersed across […]
by Lykke Guanio-Uluru – How can student-teachers learn efficient ways to encourage sustainability thinking in their pupils and fulfil the competence aims on sustainability outlined in national subject curriculums as a response to UNESCO’s programme on Education for Sustainable Development, ESD? The core hypothesis of this project was that tailored literature circles, focused on the […]
In spring 2020 HVL offers a PhD course on ‘Ecocriticism and pedagogical practices’ (5 ECT) The course presents and discusses the versatile field of ecocriticism. Both current and classic texts will be utilized to discuss the history and the development of ecocriticism. The course will have a special emphasis on ecocritical theory and on explorations […]
Klima- og miljøproblematikk står sentralt i mange av de dystopiske ungdomsromanene som har kommet ut de siste årene. I en helt ny vitenskapelig artikkel i Norsklæren presenterer Rikke Frøyland en lesning av to slike romaner, i lys av læresamtaletradisjonen i barne- og ungdomslitteraturen. Les hele artikkelen her.
The University of Agder invites applications for the PhD course “Ecocritical Theory: Literature, Culture and Environment”, taking place in Kristiansand, Norway, on 25-27 September 2019. Detailed information on the course contents and the registration form can be found at https://www.uia.no/en/events/phd-course-lit606-ecocritical-theory-literature-culture-and-environment. The course will provide insights into a variety of theoretical approaches related to ecocriticism, such […]
See Lykke Guanio-Uluru’s latest article Abstract This article analyses the role of plants in three well publicised Nordic climate fictions for young adults: Memories of Water by Emmi Itäranta, originally published in 2012, The World According to Anna (2013) by Jostein Gaarder, and Bouvetøya 2052 (2015) by Lars Mæhle. Departing from the wider scholarly field of ecocritical theory, the study […]