Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh International Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region

Aligarh Muslim University, Public university in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The 19th International Biennial Symposium on Literature and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Literature and the Non-Human: Abrogating the Anthropocene

November 26-27, 2022

The symposium seeks to holistically engage with climate change, investigate the Anthropocene, and its abrogation through ecocritical theory, the sciences and environmental history. Representation of animals and other non-human agencies in climate change literature will be an important concern for the symposium.

Symposium Themes/ sub-themes:

We invite scholars and researchers to send their abstracts not exceeding 300 words to [email protected] along with a short bio-note by the 10th of October, 2022.

The symposium themes/ sub-themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate Fiction
  • Ecocriticism
  • Environmental humanities
  • Environmental justice
  • Science and Climate change
  • Anthropocene & the Post-Anthropocene
  • Biopolitics
  • Animal Studies
  • Cultural and Literary Ecology
  • Ecolinguistics
  • Ecofeminism
  • Post-humanism
  • Environmental History
  • Climate change and the Digital
  • Oceanic/Archipelago imagination
  • Indigeneity and the logic of ‘Development’

Important Dates: Aligarh Muslim University Uttar Pradesh

Deadline for submission of abstract: 10th October, 2022

Notification of acceptance: 20th October, 2022

Registration opens: 1st of November, 2022

Website: https://www.amu.ac.in/

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