Southwest PCA/ACA Conference Wrap-Up “That’s the nice thing about collaborating with someone: Your work becomes a conversation.” ~ Noah Baumbach The Southwest PCA/ACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico resulted in just that–a collaboration of brilliant academic minds on popular culture criticism. There were some great Eco-Crit panels at this conference!
Working for the college of Humanities and Social Sciences has been a very rewarding experience. Over the course of the years here at CSUF, I have worked on three publications: the Humanities and Social Sciences Newsletter, the Anecdote (the English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics alumni newsletter), and the SLI Newsletter.
C. S. Lewis’s Narnia series drew much attention in the field of ecocriticism and literature studies. His space trilogy seems to also be concerned with humanities connection to earth and the spiritual in creation. I wrote a that focuses on the ecocritical anthropocentric view humans possess of creation and the hierarchy placed upon all living … [Read more…]