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Getting involved in the Environmental Humanities1

ASLE, The Association for Literature and the Environment: (esp. “Join our Community”; “Explore Our Field” & “Research & Write”)
! Paradise on Fire, 2019 ASLE Biennial Conference at UC Davis:
- Call for panel proposals deadline September 1, 2018
- Paper submissions: October 15 – December 15, 2018
- Special events: graduate student mixer, mentorship program, & writing workshop
! ASLE Executive Council
- ASLE Graduate Liaison: announcements seeking nominations and election fall 2018.
Selected Environmental Humanities initiatives:
- EASLCE, ASLE UKI, and over international affiliates
- Humanities for the Environment:
- The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
- NordForsk, or NIES, the Nordic Network for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies
- KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory
- The Integrated History and Future of People on Earth (IHOPE)
- Toxic Bios: (via Stacy Alaimo)
- Bifrost: (via Joni Adamson and others)
- The Seed Box:
- Cultures of Energy podcast: (esp. “Networks” ! “Links”)
- Environmental Literature Institute at Exeter
- Dear Climate: (esp. “Posters”)
- Eco-Fiction: (esp “Resources” and “Book Database”)
- Staying Alive: Dimensions of Academic Excellence (posts on ASLE and EnvHum)
Selected University Programs:
The Center for Environmental Futures, University of Oregon:
U. Wisconsin Madison:
U Idaho:
U Minnesota:
Mid Sweden University:
Selected Journals:
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Study for Literature and Environment
Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities
Environmental Humanities
Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism
Cultural Geographies
Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture, and Environment

Handout presented in guest lecture to “Introduction to Environmental Humanities” graduate seminar at
Cornell University, August 2018.
Selected Notable Texts:
Keywords for Environmental Studies, Edited By Joni Adamson, William A. Gleason, and David Pellow,
Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities, Edited by Ursula Heise, Jon Christensen, and
Michelle Niemann, 2017.
The Environmental Humanities: A Critical Introduction, Robert S. Emmett and David E. Nye, 2017.
Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene, Edited by Anna
Lowenhaupt Tsing, Nils Bubandt, Elaine Gan, and Heather Swanson, 2017.
Energy Humanities: An Anthology, Edited by Imre Szeman and Dominic Boyer, 2017.
Environmental Humanities: Voices From the Anthropocene, Edited by Serpil Opperman and Serenella
Lovino, 2016.
Humanities for the Environment: Integrating Knowledge, Forging New Constellations of Practice,
Edited by Joni Adamson and Michael Davis, 2016.
Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century, Stephanie LeMenager, 2016.
Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times, Stacy Alaimo, 2016.
Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism, Edited by Jason W.
Moore, 2016.
Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species, Ursula Heise 2016.
Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene, Donna Haraway, 2016.
Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor, Rob Nixon, 2013.
Ecocrticism (The New Critical Idiom), Greg Garrard, 2011.
Twitter: #EnvHum, #ecoaesthetics, #ecocrit, #envhist, Contact Information:
#discardstudies, #climatestories April Anson
PhD Candidate in English at University of Oregon,
Facebook: ASLE and ASLE Graduate Students (group Oregon Humanities Center Dissertation Fellow,
and page), Ecomedia, Ecomedia studies, Media Jane Campbell Krohn Fellow in Literature and
and the Environment, Artists and Climate Environment, and Senior Graduate Liaison for the
Change, Ecocriticism and Narrative Theory, and Association for Literature and Environment
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