CALL FOR PAPERS
Literature, Film, Ecocriticism And The Environment
24th Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Conference
Albuquerque Hilton & Fairfield Inn by Marriott
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 12-15, 2003
These panels will be a joint session of the SW/TX PCA and the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE).
Send a 250-word abstract and brief biographical information to the area chair by December 1, 2002. Panel presentations of 3-4 speakers, roundtable sessions, or alternative formats are encouraged. Audiovisual needs (VCR, monitor, 16mm slide projector, overhead projector, etc.) should be included with your proposal. Email submissions are welcome, but please do not include attachments.
TOPICS MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Environmental writing, nature writing, and other literary works through an eco/environmental lens
A close reading of a particular text (including film)
An examination of the work of a particular author/director in terms of eco/environmental representations
Environmental issues within a historical, social, or cultural context
The rhetoric of preservationists, deep ecologists, and environmental agencies
Discussions of wilderness or urban ecology
Ecocritical and environmental pedagogy
Science and ecocriticism
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: December 1, 2002
All inquiries, including paper and panel proposals, should be sent to the address below.
For Conference details, including hotel information, visit our website.
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