September 9, 2019

Sowell Collection Conference

Sowell Collection Conference Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Proposal Deadline: Sept. 15, 2019

Featured speakers: Barry Lopez and Stephen Graham Jones

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library of Texas Tech University is once again celebrating the Sowell Collection, Oct. 10-12, 2019. All events are free and open to the public. Panel and paper proposals will be accepted until Sept. 15, 2019. Both scholarly and creative proposals are encouraged. We hope that all proposals connect with the writers in the collection and the themes and issues that the writers ...

Teaching the Literature of Climate Change

Please consider submitting to this CFP for an MLA volume on Teaching the Literature of Climate Change.

Now that we are two decades into the twenty-first century, courses that thematize the literature of climate change have become more and more popular and more of an ethical imperative to teach. Students today need to understand the global environmental devastation they will inherit, and the literary imagination uniquely addresses such consequences as warming temperatures, desertification, sea-level rise, climate refugees, the spread of disease, and the collapse ...