ASLE 2023 Conference on Reclaiming the Commons

Rina Garcia Chua Announcement
Oregon, United States
Subject Fields
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Environmental History / Studies, Literature

ASLE 2023 Conference on Reclaiming the Commons

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) is excited to announce its next biennial conference on July 9-12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon, on the theme of “Reclaiming the Commons.”  The conference will be held jointly with The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) and will include opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, networking, and professional development with a variety of sessions sponsored by both organizations. ASLE seeks proposals for scholarly papers and panels, creative work, posters, collaborative work projects, andother forms of scholarly engagement that approach literature, cultural artifacts, infrastructures, geographies, watersheds, borderwaters, atmospheres, and oceans as methods for reclaiming the commons and instilling and motivating a politics of care in our time. We also seek proposals exploring how the work of the environmental humanities can become more culturally and politically impactful in these ways.  

For a full description of the conference theme and call for proposals, including instructions on how to submit your proposal, visit ASLE's conference website at  ASLE is a diverse professional community that is enriched by the multiple experiences, cultures, and backgrounds of its members, and we strive for access, equity, and inclusion in the conference. Contact ASLEconference2023@gmail.comif you have any questions.


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Rina Garcia Chua, PhD
Simon Fraser University

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