Tag archives for Literature

Leslie Carol Roberts

Leslie Carol Roberts, California College of the Arts I’m American and first went to Antarctica in 1988 as a journalist on a Greenpeace ship. I lived on the sea and in the region for more than three months. I have been back to Antarctica twice since. As a writer, I work to understand our changing […]

Waldemar Fontes

Waldemar Fontes, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute & Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” Center of Studies Waldemar Fontes has been working in Antarctic related fields since 1999. He was the Commander of the Uruguayan Scientific Base Artigas in the winters of 2000, 2007 and also 2009, and was a Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute […]

Ellen C Frye

Ellen C. Frye, William Paterson University of New Jersey   Dr. Ellen Cressman Frye studied for her undergraduate major in Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, graduating with honors, then completed her doctoral work in the literature of Spain at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, sub-specializing in early modern Peninsular […]

Vishnu Namboodiri

K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri, Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri is presently the Head of Department of History at Mat Thoma College Thiruvalla, India. He has a deeply routed interest in environmental conservation and studying the history of the same. His area of specialization is regional history, policy-making processes and tourism prospect analysis. […]

Elizabeth Lewis Williams

Elizabeth Lewis Williams, University of East Anglia I am currently working on a Creative Critical PhD which considers the particular nature of the Antarctic as a place, and how this might best be represented poetically. The creative element of the project is a series of linked poetic sequences exploring the experience of being a scientist living and […]

Charne Lavery

Charne Lavery, University of Cape Town   Charne Lavery is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and a researcher with the Environmental Humanities South at the University of Cape Town. She works on literary and cultural representations of the Indian Ocean, the deep ocean and is increasingly interested in the Antarctic […]

Joy Hancock

Joy Hancock, University of Tennessee Joy Hancock is a fifth-year doctoral student in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee.  Before entering her current program, Joy received a Modern Language Combination B.A. at the University of Central Florida (2002-2006). She also completed an M.A. in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University […]

Johanna Grabow

Johanna Grabow, PhD candidate at the Institute of British Studies, Leipzig University/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge Johanna Grabow earned a B.A. degree in British Studies and History, as well as an M.A. degree in British Studies from Leipzig University. She is currently working on her PhD thesis which focuses on the reception of […]

Climate Fiction: Lamentations of Zeno

Ilija Trojanow’s new novel “The Lamentations of Zeno” is a prime example of literary fiction engaging with climate change. The book deals with a retired glaciologist who works as a tour guide in the Antarctic, and explores his conflicted feelings about this role, before developing to a dramatic climax. “The Lamentations of Zeno” was published […]

Craig Cormick

Dr Craig Cormick Dr Craig Cormick is an award-winning science communicator and author. He has been an Antarctic Arts Fellow, travelling to all three Australian mainland bases. His published work include: In Bed with Douglas Mawson (New Holland Press, 2011) and Shackleton’s Drift (Mockingbird Press, 2009), and several interpretive short stories and articles. Research projects/ […]

Elizabeth Leane

Elizabeth Leane, University of Tasmania Elizabeth Leane is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Tasmania, where she holds a research fellowship split between the School of Humanities and the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies. She specializes in representations of Antarctica, and has curated an extensive bibliography of Antarctic fiction. She is […]

Hanne Nielsen

Hanne Nielsen, University of Tasmania Hanne Nielsen specialises in representations of Antarctica in popular media, advertising, and theatre. She holds a Masters in Antarctic Studies from the University of Canterbury on the topic of Antarctic Theatre, and a PhD in Representations of Antarctica at the University of Tasmania. Her main focus is on how Antarctica […]