CFP: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment and Young People’s Literature and Culture

Vancouver Island University, June 11-13, 2021 Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada In the past year, we have witnessed continents burning, islands and coastal regions flooding, and increases in extinctions of flora and fauna. While concern over the human impact on the environment has existed for decades, there is a new sense of urgency demanding a cognitive […]

Conferences 2020

The University of Bergen, Norway, hosts a conference on “Climate change temporalities: Narratives, representations and practices”, focusing on humanistic approaches to climate change. The conference takes place 5-7 August 2020 and the deadline for paper proposals is 1 March 2020. https://future.w.uib.no/conference/?fbclid=IwAR1HrTB1X0wsh_PA6rH_BbX1bDrINDVlhGQPuFtQwoWXouuDTiK0iJlmyJM   The University of Oslo hosts a Nordic research conference on sustainability in education […]

Norsk Pedagogisk Tidsskrift: Invitasjon til temanummer om bærekraft og livsmestring

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 […]

PhD course “Ecocritical Theory: Literature, Culture and Environment”

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 […]

Third Workshop of the Ecocritical Network for Scandinavian Studies: Environmental Change in Nordic Fiction

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 […]

Call for papers til K&K 130: Stranden

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 […]