Programme: Outline View

ASLE-UKI 2022 Conference: Draft Outline Programme

This draft programme was published on July 29 2022. Please read it carefully and send any corrections to conference organiser Brycchan Carey by Monday 15 August. We would also welcome volunteers to chair panels. Corrections, chairs, and details of rooms will be published after 15 August.

This page includes the outline programme. Follow the links for the detailed programme for each day, which will open in a new page.

Information about the online day will be posted shortly.

Abstracts for all papers and panels are available by following the links below.


Saturday 3 September

All day: Virtual Conference, online, Registration information will be posted here shortly. Registration is free.


Monday 5 September

5.00 pm: Meeting of the ASLE-UKI Executive Committee (Committee only)
8.00 pm: Informal pub gathering at the City Tavern (All welcome). Pub grub is available.


Tuesday 6 September

Tuesday Full Programme

8.30 am: Coffee and Registration
9.00 am: Welcome from the President of ASLE-UKI, John Miller (University of Sheffield), and the chair of the conference organising committee, Brycchan Carey (Northumbria University).
9.15 am: Plenary 1: Sam Walton (Bath Spa University)
10.30 am: Coffee
11.00 am: Parallel Sessions 1
12.45 pm: Lunch
1.30 pm: Parallel Sessions 2
3.00 pm: Coffee
3.30 pm: Parallel Sessions 3
5.00 pm: Comfort break
5.10 pm: ASLE-UKI Biennial General Meeting
6.15 pm: Wine Reception sponsored by Cambridge University Press. Includes the launch of Modern British Nature Writing, 1789-2020: Land Lines and The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Anthropocene, as well as presentation of the winners of the 2021 ASLE-UKI Book Prizes.
7.15 pm: Creative Writing Reading Event

Tuesday Full Programme


Wednesday 7 September

Wednesday Full Programme

8.30 am: Coffee
9.00 am: Parallel Sessions 4
10.45 am: Coffee
11.15 am: Plenary 2: Roundtable Discussion on Time and the Environment
12.45 pm: Lunch
1.30 pm: Excursions or self-guided time
7.30 pm: pre-dinner drinks in the lobby of the Sutherland Building
8.00 pm: Conference Dinner in the Great Hall of the Sutherland Building

Wednesday Full Programme


Thursday 8 September

Thursday Full Programme

8.30 am: Coffee
9.00 am: Parallel Sessions 5
10.45 am: Coffee
11.15 am: Parallel Sessions 6
12.45 pm: Lunch
1.30 pm: Parallel Sessions 7
3.00 pm: Comfort Break
3.10 pm: Plenary 3: Elizabeth-Jane Burnett (Northumbria University). ‘Earth, Sea, Sky and In-between: Readings from The Grassling, Swims, Of Sea and Moss’
4.25 pm: Closing remarks: ASLE President, Conference organisers
4.45 pm: Conference ends
5.00 pm: Informal social gathering at a local pub

Thursday Full Programme