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 ( 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 […]

Empirical Ecocriticism

Call for Papers Edited Volume: Empirical Ecocriticism Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 15, 2018 Contact:;; There is a growing consensus across disciplines that narratives are of central importance to our relationships with other humans and nonhumans as well as the broader environment. However, until recently ecocritics have largely relied upon speculation to […]