The term ecopoetics has become increasingly important to scholars and poets alike. It is certainly a critical moment for the field and practice. Please join us in February for a three-day conference that will focus specifically on exploring ecopoetics, taking up such questions as: What is ecopoetics? What representational strategies and sociopolitical commitments might characterize this practice? How might we periodize ecopoetics and situate its modes of cultural production? It is our hope that the conference will bring scholars, poets, and creative artists into sustained dialogue on the historical and contemporary practices of ecopoetics.
What: 2013 Conference on Ecopoetics
When: Friday, Feb. 22, through Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
Where: Wheeler Hall, University of California, Berkeley
The Conference on Ecopoetics will feature scholarly and creative panels, roundtables, and seminars; poetry readings and performances; multimedia presentations; outings and excursions; and a group service project. The conference will bring together scholars and artists, both inside and outside of the academy.