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 […]

Utopias and ecologies

Regional Networking Workshop for Utopian Scholars and Creatives 30 November 2018 University of Greifswald, Germany Application deadline: 15 October 2018 More information, see CfP Utopias and Ecologies 2018-1

“And the fox and the rabbit were friends” – Interspecies conflict and collaboration in Richard Adams’s Watership Down

This year’s biennial ESSE (The European Society for the Study of English) will be held in Brno (29 August – 2 September 2018). Roberta Grandi (NaChiLitCul member) will present a paper for the seminar Lessons on Kindness: Contemporary Children’s Literature in an Uncertain World (http://www.esse2018brno.org/programme/seminars_outlines) Abstract In the heroic “quest”[1] of Watership Down, Adams describes […]

Paradise on Fire

ASLE Thirteenth Biennial Conference June 26-30 2019 University of California Davis Biennial Conference CALL FOR PANELS This year we are experimenting with a two-part submission process intended to make the conference more participant-driven and democratic. The first step is this Call is for PANELS. We are also issuing a call for Pre/Post Conference Workshop proposals […]

Anticipation and Change

The 11th conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies First Call for Papers Stavanger, Norway, June 13–15th 2019 Venue: Department of social studies, University of Stavanger The 11th conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS XI) will be hosted by University of Stavanger (UiS) and is co-sponsored by Department of social studies […]