Dr. Cheryll Glotfelty (University of Nevada, Reno) will be the distinguished plenary speaker for Natures 2014. Dr. Glotfelty rocked the academic world with her dissertation (Cornell University, 1990) and her many subsequent publications, which have all been pivotal to the emergence of ecocriticism as a recognized field of scholarship over the past 20 years. We look forward with great anticipation to having her headline the Natures 2014 program. Stay tuned for more information about her plenary address to appear here.
See Dr. Glotfelty's CV
See Dr. Glotfelty's University of Nevada, Reno faculty page
See her Amazon page
The Natures Conference
The Natures conference was established in 2009 out of a growing awareness that environmental studies was an arena in which various disciplines could find common ground. While papers delivered at the conference cover a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to environmental ones, that original value for interdisciplinary representation persists. Natures provides young and seasoned scholars the opportunity to share their work from across the broad spectrum of the humanities, explore the variety of critical identities, and participate in the growing field of ecocriticism.