Letteratura inglese moderna 1-2 2017-18 ‘Modernisms at Large’

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The forgotten story of how a toxic spill and a book launched Britain’s environmental movement — Discard Studies

When in 1963 some farm animals in the parish of Smarden in Kent became sick and died, suspicions fell on a nearby pesticide factory run by a division of Rentokil Laboratories. The events that followed amounted to one of the first environmental scandals in contemporary British history – one that would galvanise the environmental movement.

via The forgotten story of how a toxic spill and a book launched Britain’s environmental movement — Discard Studies

CFP: Muddied Waters: Decomposing the Anthropocene — Discard Studies

For its seventh issue, Pivot is calling for papers that not only critically address the Anthropocene as our current geological epoch but, in doing so, attend to pertinent questions concerning the social, political, theoretical, and ecological efficacy of ecocriticism as a framework counter-to the imperatives of both anthropocentrism and global capitalism.

via CFP: Muddied Waters: Decomposing the Anthropocene — Discard Studies

CfP: Hazardous Time-Scapes: How to Make Sense of Toxic Landscapes from Multiple Timed, Spaced, and Embodied Perspectives? — Discard Studies

The workshop Hazardous Time-Scapes seeks to understand human-environment relationships through the lens of multiple overlapping time, space, and body regimes as they have (and continue to) play out in toxic landscapes.

via CfP: Hazardous Time-Scapes: How to Make Sense of Toxic Landscapes from Multiple Timed, Spaced, and Embodied Perspectives? — Discard Studies

Trauma studies in the medical humanities (CfP, Conference, Durham University, 12-14 April 2018) — Centre for Medical Humanities

This interdisciplinary conference is envisioned as a forum for reflection on the current state of research on trauma within the medical humanities and on potentially fruitful directions for future exploration. It is organised by the Music Department and Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, with the financial support of the Wellcome Trust. Confirmed keynote speakers…

via Trauma studies in the medical humanities (CfP, Conference, Durham University, 12-14 April 2018) — Centre for Medical Humanities

Literature and Science, new book

The relationship between biological thought and literature, and between science and culture, has long been an area of interest by no means confined to literary studies. The Darwin Anniversary celebrations of 2009 added to this tradition, inspiring a variety of new publications on the cultural reception of Darwin and Darwinism. With a fresh scope that […]

via Biological Discourses published — Peter Lang Oxford