Thursday, 27 December
46. When Nature Strikes Back
3:30–4:45 p.m., Skyway Suite 272, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
Presiding: Mark B. Feldman, Stanford Univ.
1. “‘More Poison in Thy Nature’: Ecocriticism, Abolitionism, and the Revenge of ‘the Natural’ in ‘Rappaccini’s Daughter,’” Nicole Seymour, Vanderbilt Univ.
2. “Environmental Apocalypse and the Reformation of White Masculinity,” Dylan James Barth, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
3. “Mutant Grasshoppers are Attacking Chicago! Mad Science, Nature Amok, and the B-Movie Tradition,” Rocky Colavito, Northwestern State Univ. of Louisiana
4. “Wolfen, Urban Ecology, and the Revenge of Nature,” Mark B. Feldman