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 […]
From the forests of the tales of the Brothers’ Grimm to Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree, from Piglet’s house in Winnie the Pooh to the treehouse in Andy Griffith and Terry Denton’s popular 13 Story Treehouse series, trees have been enduring features of stories for children. Trees act as gateways to other worlds, as liminal […]
In the current climate of a global ecological crisis, visions and representations of the Nordic environment are undergoing a swift change. Traditionally, imagery of the Nordic and Arctic areas has been heavily influenced by the national Romantic ideas of purity and pristine wilderness, which still inform our common notions about the Northern nature. In recent […]
K&K inviterer til å sende inn artikler som drøfter stranden som kulturelt topos, konsept og sted i og forbi de opptrukne bildene det vises til i anslaget, både konstanter og variasjoner. De følgende spørsmål peker på noen av de problemer og emner vi kunne tenke oss å få belyst i nummerets bidrag. Hvilke kulturelle uttrykk […]
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 […]
The peer reviewed online journal Arts is planning a special issue on representations of emotions and climate change. This special issue focuses on the way emotional aspects of climate change and the role of humans in this context have been represented in the visual culture in the 20th and 21st centuries. Please consult the website of the CFP for further […]
The Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University, is delighted to welcome you to a 2 day conference (20-21 May 2019) with Erich Hörl, Professor of Media Culture at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, and senior researcher at Leuphana’s Digital Cultures Research Lab (DCRL), Germany. See CFP and more information about the conference.