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>From: "Dr Richard Marggraf Turley" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)
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>CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)
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>ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS
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>23-27 June 2006
>Centre for Romantic Studies
>University of Wales, Aberystwyth
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
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>"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
>of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
>realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.
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>Ecocriticism has found Romanticism to be crucial ground. How do green
>readings of Romantic texts help us understand contemporary environmental
>crisis? What is the relation between ecocriticism and environmentalism,
>between literature and science?
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>The conference represents an exciting opportunity to take stock of the
>contribution of ecocriticism and environment-aligned studies to our
>understanding of the relationship between Romantic authors, texts and =
>the
>natural world.
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>A range of approaches to the subject is encouraged. Suggested topics:
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>Romantic Climates
>Ecosystems, Ecospheres
>Romantic Organicism
>The One Life: Within us and Abroad
>Romantic (Anti-)Pastorals
>Rural Rides
>The Climates of Romanticism
>Deserts, Plains, Wildernesses, Savannahs
>Romantic Flora and Fauna
>The Romantic Marine
>Romantic Natural History
>Romantic Geologies
>Romantic Pharmacologies
>Romantic Tropics
>Romantic Extinctions
>Romantic Disasters
>Romantic Plagues and Pollutions
>Great Wens, Satanic Mills
>Romantic Toxi(cities)
>The Romantic (Sub)urban
>Constructing Nature/Culture
>Romantic Travel Writing
>Romantic Tourisms
>Romantic Eco-utopias
>Art and Nature
>Romantic Ecofeminisms
>Romantic Primitivism
>Romantic Ethnopoetics
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>Delegates are invited to submit 250-word abstracts by 17 March 2006 to =
>the conference
>organizers at:
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>The Centre for Romantic Studies, Department of English, Hugh Owen
>Building, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DY, Wales, UK.
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>Dr Richard Marggraf Turley
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>0044-(0)1970-622531
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>Dr Damian Walford Davies
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>0044-(0)1970-621781
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>For further information and booking details, please visit the Conference =
>Website:
>http://www.aber.ac.uk/english/rec/index.html

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