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AEDEI 2018 – CFP EXTENDED DEADLINE

February 16 @ 12:00 am - February 28 @ 12:00 am

Dear colleagues,

 

The Organizing Committee of the XVII International AEDEI Conference has extended the deadline for abstract submission to 28 February 2018.

 

We welcome twenty-minute papers addressing current debates in Irish Studies and/or focusing on, but not restricted to, the following topics:

 

The Natural and the Political:

Nature. The environment. Globalism versus regionalism. Global and Glocal identities. Urban studies. Discourse on toxicity. Do our perceptions of nature determine our institutions?

 

Reclaiming the Body:

Natural, technological and political bodies. Biological particularities and historical agency. Body, sex and gender. (In)fertility, reproduction and parenthood. Nutrition. Hunger. Ageing. Disability. The body as locus of knowledge.

 

Irish Geographies:

Landscape and national identity. Sense of place. Land versus landscape. Territories, seascapes, place-names. Nature writing. Bog literature. Ecopoetics. Ecoregions. The feminization of nature and the naturalization of woman. Pastoral, eco-pastoral, anti-pastoral and post-pastoral writing. Ecocinema. Virtual environments. Wilderness.

 

Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism and Ecofeminist Literary Criticism:

Biological and cultural diversity. Subsistence and sustainability. Interdependence and mutual co-creation. The self and the Other. Ecological justice. Ethics of care. Critique of binarisms: culture-nature, human-animal. Anthropocentrism, androcentrism, post-anthropocentrism, biocentrism and ecocentrism. Zoe. Transformative relations and activism. Hierarchical and heterarchical relations. Spiritual ecofeminism. Radical ecofeminism. Ecowomanism. Deep ecology.

 

Environmental Humanities:

Historical, cultural, ethical and political dimensions of the management of the environment.

 

Animal Studies:

Human and non-human animals. Animal tropes and motifs. Speciesism. Animal’s rights.

 

Submission requirements and deadline:

Abstracts of no more than 250 words for twenty-minute papers should be sent to congreso.aedei2018@usc.es by 28 February 2018. Please, include “Abstract AEDEI 2018” in the subject line of your e-mail. Author/s information is to be provided in a separate file, including name, affiliation, contact address, paper title and author’s bio-note. Please, name the documents as follows:

“Surname_Name_Abstract_AEDEI2018.doc” “Surname_Name_AuthorInfo_AEDEI2018.doc”

 

Best wishes,

The Organizing Committee

CFP_EXTENDED DEADLINE

POSTER AEDEI 2018

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February 16 @ 12:00 am
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February 28 @ 12:00 am
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