Upcoming conference: GSA 2013

The Environmental Studies Network has 4 panels at this year’s GSA.

Here is the overview of the 4 panels and here is the link to the full program.

41. Environmental Studies Network (1): Nature Writing/Writing Nature: Methods

Moderator: Natalie Eppelsheimer Middlebury College
Commentator: Thomas Lekan University of South Carolina
– Nature as Practice: Food, Agriculture, Environment
Corinna Treitel Washington University in St. Louis
– Enjoyment as a Socio-Ecological Factor: Desire and Metabolism in the Production of Nature
Matthew Nash Colorado State
– The German Environmental Unconscious
Simon Richter University of Pennsylvania

133. Environmental Studies Network (2): Nature Writing/Writing Nature: Contexts

Moderator: Charlotte Melin University of Minnesota
Commentator: Katharina Gerstenberger University of Utah
– The Earth is a Medium: Theorizing the Anthropocene
Tobias Boes University of Notre Dame
– Aesthetic Aporias and the Limits of Landscape
Tove Holmes McGill University
– The Transatlantic Journey of German Forestry: Bernhard Fernow and Carl Schenck
Scott Moranda SUNY Cortland

251. Environmental Studies Network (3): Nature Writing/Writing Nature: Example I. Pests and Pollution

Moderator: Thomas Lekan University of South Carolina
Commentator: Sean Ireton University of Missouri
– Dirty Traffic
Heather Sullivan Trinity University
– Europe’s Dirty Regions: Unpleasant Landscapes in the Travel Reports of Austrian Writer Karl Markus Gauss
Gundolf Graml Agnes Scott College
– Frail Fantasies: Purity and Pollution in Texts by Hans Ertl, Luis Trenker, and Heinrich Harrer
Caroline Schaumann Emory University
– Toxic Discourse and the Documentary: Fatih Akin Films _Garbage in the Garden of Eden_
Sabine Wilke University of Washington

314. Environmental Studies Network (4): Nature Writing/Writing Nature: Example II. Bioethics—Biospheres

Moderator: Elizabeth Jones Colorado State University
Commentator: Heather Sullivan Trinity University
– “Decency,” “Anständigkeit” and Transcultural Diets in Karen Duve’s”Anständig essen. Ein Selbstversuch”
Natalie Eppelsheimer Middlebury College
– Enzensberger’s “Mausoleum” and the Threat of the Botanical
Charlotte Melin University of Minnesota
– The Unintended Consequences of Socialism: What Ultimately Protected Nature in the GDR
Astrid M. Eckert Emory University

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