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Environment and Culture, Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Annual Conference
Pittsburgh, November 2002


ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURE
CALL FOR PAPERS

MID-ATLANTIC POPULAR CULTURE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
November 1-3, 2002
Pittsburgh, PA


The environment is arguably the most significant aspect of human culture and
society, pervading every aspect of our personal and professional lives, from where
we live, work and play to how we dispose of our waste.  ^”Environment and
Culture^‘ as a topic explores the various ways in which the environment shapes and
is shaped by human action/interaction with the environment. Papers may address
both theoretical and practical aspects of environment and culture.

Papers from all disciplines and historical periods are invited, and papers from
graduate students are encouraged. Full panels and roundtable proposals are also
welcome.

Past topics include, but are not limited to:
Contemporary environmental crises
Environmental issues in the arts
Environmental philosophy
Land use/abuse
Natural history
Politics and the environment
Studies of particular environments
Technology and the environment
The urban and suburban environments

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: JUNE 15, 2002

PLEASE SEND 1-PAGE PROPOSAL AND CURRENT CV TO:
James J. Donahue
University of Connecticut
Department of English
Unit 4025
Storrs, CT 06269
USA
Inquiries may be sent by e-mail to: jadonahu@flash.net

Please include any a/v requests in the abstract.