CFP for ACLA Convention in Los Angeles  March 29-April 1, 2018  Tropical Disasters: New Approaches from the Environmental Humanities

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:49pm
Charlotte Rogers
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The interdisciplinary field of the environmental humanities offers new ways of considering tropical disasters.  Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and similar incidents were once thought to be acts of God or isolated natural occurrences.  New eco-critical approaches to the field, however, challenge the separation between human activity and environmental events.