• Announcement: the 2015 Inspire Public Lecture Competition: Literature, Sustainability and Animal Lives. Deadline 31 Jan 2015

    Public Lecture Competition Institute of Sustainable Practice and Resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE) at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and ASLE-UKI present : The 2015 Inspire Public Lecture Competition: Literature, Sustainability and Animal Lives Winning lecture to  be delivered at the 2015 Hay Festival, Hay on Wye Criteria: Thinking about sustainability, we inevitably encounter lives beyond the human. Environmental crisis entails profound changes to animal habitats, often with catastrophic results, ...

    Posted at July 19, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | 0 Comment
  • CFP Green Connections, Exeter 5th Sept, call deadline 5 August 2014

    Green Connections: Environmental Response and the Arts 5 September 2014 An interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium held at the University of Exeter, Streatham Campus, Exeter Keynote: Dr Daro Montag Writing Workshop: George Ttoouli Round-table Discussion: Professor Nick Groom, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and a Transition Town representative. Deadline for abstracts: 5 August How do we respond to environments? Creatively? Sympathetically? Rashly? Response does not always involve response-ability but should it? Timothy Morton asks ‘But what about global warming? Doesn’t that make a global response necessary?’ This opens the question of global and ...

    Posted at July 14, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | 0 Comment
  • Announcement: student bursary winners, Reading Animals Conference, University of Sheffield.

    The Reading Animals conference team are pleased to announce the winners of our three student bursaries: the two ASLE-UKI bursaries along with the University of Lincoln bursary. The winners of the ASLE-UKI bursaries are: Shannon Lambert for the paper ‘“An Unbearable Sight”: Early Modern Bear-Baiting and Becoming-Animal’, and Anna West for the paper ‘Mrs Yeobright and the Adder: The Ethics of Encounter in Thomas Hardy’s The Return of the Native’. The winner of the University of Lincoln bursary is: Gerard Sargent for ...

    Posted at July 10, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,News | 0 Comment
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