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We are delighted to announce that Associate Professor Elizabeth DeLoughrey of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) will be joining us in York on 1st July for an afternoon of pre-conference discussion. The afternoon will include a postgraduate workshop and a public talk by Professor DeLoughrey.

Professor DeLoughrey is renowned for her work on postcolonial ecocriticism, globalization, and environmental humanities, among other areas, and we hope that the events on the 1st will begin conversations that continue into our conference on 24-25 July.

Both events will take place in the Berrick Saul Building, the workshop in seminar room BS/008 and the talk in the Bowland Auditorium.

There will be limited places at the workshop and we recommend that you reserve one via Eventbrite.

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Edward Burtynsky, 'Manufacturing #17", Deda Chicken Processing Plant, Dehui City, Jilin Province, 2005. Uploaded onto Flickr Stephanie Uijtdewilligen

Registration for the conference is now available through Eventbrite.

The link includes details for presenters and non-presenting attendees.

Non-presenting attendees are very welcome and we hope that the conference will be an opportunity for lively and productive debate on a range of issues relating to resources in the postcolonial world and capitalist world-system.

We now have three confirmed keynotes: Professor Jennifer Wenzel (University of Minnesota), Dr Sharae Deckard (University College Dublin) & Dr Anthony Carrigan (University of Leeds).

Panel topics include:

  • Alternative aesthetics of/as resources of resistance
  • Non-human animals and conservation systems
  • Imagining consumption and the politics of food
  • Land, water, oil, and (non-)sustainability
  • Spaces of local resistance and control

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.