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63. The Poetics and Politics of Ecocinema

Friday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Kane, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Gillian L. Whitlock, Univ. of Queensland

1. "In and beyond Crisis: Ecocinema and Inspiration," Shilyh Warren, Univ. of Texas, Dallas

2. "'Sustenance Lying Dead': Unquenchable Thirst and Beasts of the Southern Wild," Diana Leong, Univ. of California, Irvine

3. "Beasts of the Southern Wild and Oscar Night: Climate Change and the Changing Same," Cynthia Franklin, Univ. of Hawai'i, Mānoa

Responding: Rosanne M. Kennedy, Australian National Univ.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Film, Television, and Other Media

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • Other Literature in English – General

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