HVL Sustainability conference

NaChiLitCul contributes substantial to the HVL conference on sustainability April 18-19 2018   April 18 Nina Goga: Children’s Literature as Exercise in Ecological Thinking Speed presentations Eli Kristin Aadland et.al.: Natursyn i studieplaner Nina Goga et.al.: Book presentation: Ecocritical Perspectives on Children’s Texts and Cultures: Nordic Dialogues & Project presentation: Fostering interspecies awareness through teacher education (SPECIESTEACH)   […]

Call for papers for special issue: Catastrophic childhoods

Daily reports on earthquakes, global warming, flooding, terrorist attacks, nuclear disasters, war and the refugee crisis produce a sense of living in a world marked by catastrophe. Cultural forms of expressions like literature, film and the news media give shape to and mediate these catastrophes, and thus shape our cultural imagination of them. In contemporary […]

Call for Papers: Affects, Interfaces, Events

Venue: Godsbanen Aarhus, Denmark, 29-30 August 2018 (PhD Symposium 28 August) Deadline for submissions: 16 April, 2018 Confirmed speakers: Brian Massumi, Erin Manning, Andrew Murphie, Susanna Paasonen The proliferation of digital and interactive technologies in most aspects of our daily lives produces an intensified distribution of affect. Existential conditions change through affective interface foldings of bodies, subjectivities and […]

Climate Change in Children’s and Young Adult Fiction (MLA 2019)

Children’s Literature Association non-guaranteed session on children’s and young adult climate fiction (“cli-fi”) at MLA, Chicago, 3-6 January 2019 Often abbreviated as “cli-fi,” climate fiction is a new—and booming—genre of Anglophone literature that addresses and thus compels its readers to think about anthropogenic climate change. Recent work by Adam Trexler, Amitav Ghosh, and others has […]

Invitation to a research paper seminar on Challenges of Sustainability in Educational Research

The research SIG COSER (Challenges of Sustainability in Educational Research) would like to invite colleagues to an open paper seminar with the aim of publishing a special issue of Acta Didactica with research on sustainability education Publication is planned spring 2019, with submission date medio October 2018. The seminar will take place 20th – 21st […]