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Graduate Conference: Eco Entanglements
February 22, 2020
What are the ecological affordances of thinking with the medieval and early modern past? How can the environmental humanities inspire eco-mimetic modes of thinking and writing? This think-tank conference invites research-in-progress that parses logics of environmental entanglement (ruin, grafting, stratification) across pre- and early modern networks of cultural artifacts, earthy matter, and temporality of human timescales. Our conversation will open onto how medieval and early modern ecocritical scholarship is speaking directly to contemporary environmental concerns.
The conference will include three panels, grouped thematically according to distinct modes of ecological entanglement.
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