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 […]

NaChiLitCul referred to in Prosa

In an essay about alternativ animal stories Ida Skjelderup notes that «De fire bøkene er eksempler på sakprosa for barn som alle byr på nye og eksperimentelle måter å formidle kunnskap om natur på. Forfatterne presenterer stoffet på en sånn måte at det nok vil vekke fascinasjon og nysgjerrighet og slik sett bidra til at […]