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New Book Series for SLSA – AnthropoScene

A New Book Series from the Pennsylvania State University State Press…

AnthropoScene

The SLSA Book Series

AnthropoScene is a new book series from the Pennsylvania State University Press, published in collaboration with the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. While not all scientists have accepted the term “anthropocene” as part of the geological timescale, the idea that humans are changing the planet and its environments in radical and irreversible ways has provoked new kinds of cross-disciplinary thinking about relationships among the arts, human technologies, and nature. This is the broad, cross-disciplinary basis for books published in AnthropoScene. Books in this series will include specialized studies for scholars in a variety of disciplines as well as widely accessible works of interest to broad audiences. They will examine, in a variety of ways, relationships and points of intersection among natural, biological, and applied sciences and literary, visual, and performing arts. The AnthropoScene series represents the depth and breadth of work being done by scholars in literature, science, and the arts, putting innovative juxtapositions within reach of specialists and non-specialists alike.

Series Editors:

Lucinda Cole, University of Illinois

Robert Markley, University of Illinois

Series Advisory Board:

Stacy Alaimo, University of Texas at Arlington; Ron Broglio, Arizona State University; Carol Colatrella, Georgia Institute of Technology; Heidi Hutner, Stony Brook University; Stephanie LeMenager, University of Oregon;  Christopher Morris, University of Texas at Arlington; Laura Otis, Emory University; Will Potter, Washington, D.C.; Ronald Schleifer, University of Oklahoma; Susan Squier, Penn State University; Rajani Sudan, Southern Methodist University; Kari Weil, Wesleyan University.

Submissions should include a three- to five-page proposal outlining the intent of the project, its scope, its relation to other work on the topic, and its intended audience(s). Please also include two to three sample chapters, if available, and your CV.

Questions or submissions? Contact Penn State Press:  Kendra Boileau, Editor-in-Chief kboileau@psu.edu

(814) 867-2220

or the series editors:

Lucinda Cole lcole323@gmail.com

Robert Markley rmarkley49@gmail.com