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“Ecological Encounters: Agency, Identity, Interactions.” Co-organiser with Adeline Johns-Putra

     and Gregory Tate. ASLE-UKI Biennial Conference, University of Surrey, August 29-31, 2013.


“Literature and Sustainability.” Co-organiser with Matthew Jarvis. University of Aberystwyth.

     ASLE UKI one-day symposium, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, March 15 2013.




Discussion leader for #Bookhour, Chang Rae Lee On Such a Full Sea, U.S. Studies Online, the Online    

     Journal for the British Association for American Studies (April 5, 2016). 

“Environment, apocalypse and the politics of death-facing in contemporary fiction” Interdisciplinary workshop:

     The Ethics and Politics of Apocalyptic Imaginaries. Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Warwick  

     (November 27 2015). 

“Death’s Role at a Time of Environmental Crisis” Seminar Series, Department of Philosophy Manchester

     Metropolitan University (November 27 2014). 




"Death-facing Ecology in Contemporary Fiction". The 14th International Conference on the Social Context of 

     Death, Dying and Disposal. University of Bath, 4-7 September 2019.


“Losing the Ground Beneath Our Feet: The Politics of Rising Waters in 21st century literature”.      

     Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2016: Writing and Insecurity. University of Brighton, 31 March-1 April 2016.

“The Speculative Real in Contemporary Fiction and Theory: Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and the Limits of

     Knowing”. ASLE-UKI biennial conference: Green Knowledge. Murray Edwards College, University of

     Cambridge, 2-4 September 2015.  

“Circles Un(g)rounded: Sustainability and Necessity in Yann Martel’s Life of Pi” ASLE biennial conference.

     Notes from Underground: the depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice. University of Idaho,

     June 23-27, 2015.  

“Death Equals Life: Time, Space and Change in Margaret Atwood’s Maddaddam Trilogy and

     Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide” ALECC Biennial Conference. Culture, Justice and Environment,          Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, August 7-10, 2014.


“Reframing Reality: New Stories of Death in Margaret Atwood’s Maddaddam Trilogy”. EASLCE

     Biennial Conference. Framing Nature: Signs, Stories, Ecologies of Meaning, University of Tartu,                      Estonia, April 29-May 3, 2014.


“The World Reconfigured: New Stories of Death in Contemporary Environmental Crisis Fiction”

     The Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014, University of Brighton, 10-11 April 2014.


“(Re)constructing Ecological Agency in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide”. Association for the

     Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland. Ecological Encounters: Agency, Identity,    

     Interactions, University of Surrey, August 29-31, 2013.


“The Post-Mortal Posthuman: Life, Death and Paradox in an Environmental Crisis world”.

     Association for the Study of Literature and Environment. Changing Nature: Migrations, Energies,                    Limits. University of Kansas, Lawrence, May 28-June 1, 2013.


“The Post-Mortal Posthuman: Life, Death and Paradox in an Environmental Crisis world”. Critical

     Ecologies: Theory, Culture and the Environment Conference, Cardiff University, May 2013.


“What intervention? Posthumanism in Winterson’s repeating worlds” Biennial conference of the

     Association for the Study of Literature and Environment. Composting Culture: Literature, Nature,                    Popular Culture, Science. University of Worcester, 5– 9 September, 2012.


“A Discourse of Death and Environmental Crisis in Twenty-First Century Fiction”. What Happens

     Now? 21st Century Writing in English, 2nd International Conference. University of Lincoln, 16-18                    July, 2012.


“Atwood’s Discourse of Environmental Crisis”. Association for the Study of Literature and

     Environment, UK and Ireland. Postgraduate Conference: Emergent Critical Environments: Where                    Next for Ecology and the Humanities? Queen Mary University, London, 9-10th September, 2011.


“The Animals are Breaking Out”. Postgraduate Symposium: Unexpected Agents. University of

     Birmingham. June, 2011. 

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