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Lecture and Workshop: "Ecofeminist Readings of Life on Earth"

 Seminar/trade show (noCPF)


  17 Oct through 17 Oct 2021


  Online Event | United Kingdom

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Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Academic LAB


  Arts & Humanities - Other


Event description:

What is ecological discourse? How do feminist principles inform one’s environmental awareness? The session commences with a lecture that revolves around some of the tenets of ecocriticism and introduces participants to the ecofeminist worldview. Our intention is to create ecodiscourse as a powerful commentary against transnational (industrial) policies and political grids that sanction ecological deterioration and human exploitation. In the workshop, participants are asked to formulate their unique approach to specific literary excerpts, develop critical judgments and formulate comparative approaches to ecocide. The activities complement the theory by focusing on how capitalism and patriarchy are responsible for the current ecological crisis and the domination of women. An additional activity is the development of visual literacy by relating textual passages to short films, images and/or artifacts. The workshop is designed for students, young scholars and independent resea... Read more

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