Louisville 2023 Call for Papers

Louisville 2023 Call for Papers

“Emanations of the ground”: Disruptive Landscapes, Modernist Identities

Session sponsored by the International Lawrence Durrell Society

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture after 1900

The International Lawrence Durrell Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations that focus on. Potential subjects/approaches include but are not limited to:

  • Anthropocentrism
  • Apocalyptic landscapes
  • Artificial landscapes
  • Audioscape
  • Border crossings
  • Climate and identity
  • Colonialism/postcolonialism
  • Desire
  • Ecofeminism
  • Environmental justice
  • Environmental trauma
  • Expatriatism
  • Heteronormative landscapes
  • Imagined landscapes
  • Indigenous landscapes
  • Land ethics
  • Landscape and the body
  • Landscape and imperialism
  • Landscape and narratology
  • Landscape and racial construction
  • Post-apocalyptic landscapes
  • Remembered landscapes
  • Soundscape
  • Temporal landscapes
  • Tourism
  • Toxic environments
  • Urban landscapes
  • Violent landscapes
  • Zoocriticism

Deadline for submission of proposal is 11 September 2022.

Please plan for a presentation of no more than twenty minutes.  Submit proposal by email to jdecker@icc.edu

Please include two attachments in pdf, rtf or doc format:

  1. The first attachment should consist of a 300-word abstract (double-spaced and titled), omitting all references to the submitter.
  2. The second attachment should contain a cover page that includes the following information:
    • Name as it will appear in the program
    • Address (preferably home address)
    • E-mail address (necessary to confirm your acceptance)
    • Academic affiliation, if applicable
    • Title of paper/work (as it will appear in the program)
    • National origin/genre of work(s) discussed (please be specific)
    • Personal biographical note (100-150 words)

The 50th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture after 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 23-25, 2023.

Please see the conference’s official website for additional information.