“Imagining Alternatives” – CFP for a Special Issue of Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities

Megan Condis

I will be editing this special issue!  Please help spread the word and feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.

From Afrofuturism to dystopian, apocalyptic fiction to alternate history to ecofeminism and cli-fi, authors of speculative fictions have been interrogating alternative worlds in literature, film, television, comic books, and video games. These visions give us access to alien planets as well as alternative perspectives on our own pasts, presents, and possible futures. They reflect our hopes and fears; they offer new narratives of race, class, gender, sexuality, and nationality; they suggest the magic and the horror embedded in our own realities.

This special issue of Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities invites authors to interrogate imagined alternatives to existing systems of knowledge and distributions of power.  We are interested in submissions engaging with a wide variety of subjects, genres, mediums, time periods, and national origins:…

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