Archive for 2013

Books, Songs, and Sunshine December 5th, 2013

This month I’m working on several writing projects:  an essay on Western attitudes towards trees and forests, which will be published in the Cambridge History of Literature and Environment; a book on Literature, Ecology, and Indigenous Rights (under contract with McGill-Queen’s University Press); and a collection of essays titled Transatlantic Literary Ecologies, which I’m co-editing with my friend John Miller […]

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Research in San Diego: PAMLA 2013 November 1st, 2013

Today marks the start of the annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), held this year at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego.  In my role as liaison between PAMLA and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE), I’ve organized two ASLE-co-sponsored panels on the topic of Ecocriticism, […]

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Ojibwe Cultural Foundation talk October 2nd, 2013

On Thursday October 10th I’ll be presenting a joint-talk at the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation with Sophie Edwards, a PhD candidate in Geography at Queen’s University.   Among other things, we’ll be discussing Sir Francis Bond Head’s allegation that Anna Jameson, the celebrated author of Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada, stole a skull from an […]

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