publications and presentations

Peer-reviewed publications

Forthcoming: ‘Science in Fiction: A Brief Look at Communicating Climate Change through the Novel.’

‘Plasticising the Biogea; or, Earthly Life in the Anthropocene,’ EPIZOOTICS! Zine, 2.1 (2017)

‘”In any library in the world, I am at home”: Over een thuisgevoel in de literatuur,’ Partage 4.1 (2016)



Review of Adam Trexler’s Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change (2015) and Timothy Clark’s Ecocriticism on the Edge: The Anthropocene as Threshold Concept (2015), Frame 29.2 (2016)


Conference presentations

‘Reading Climate Change: A Qualitative Study on the Effects of the Contemporary Climate Change Novel on Readers.’ Empirical Ecocriticism Workshop, Rachel Carson Center, Germany, 2018.

‘A (Mono)culture of Bees: Imagining the Honeybee & Insect Decline in the Novel,’ EASCLE conference, University of Würzburg, Germany,  2018.

‘“Find Me Before It’s Too Late”: On the Effect of Climate Change Fiction on Readers’ Connectedness to Nature,’ International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature conference, University of Stavanger, Norway, 2018.

‘Reading to Change the World?: A Look at the Effect of Climate Change Fictions.’ Mediating Climate Change Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 2017.

‘“Bent and Blind in the Wilderness”: The Ecopoetics of N. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn and The Way to Rainy Mountain,’ EASLCE conference: “Wildness without Wilderness”, Free University of Brussels, Belgium, 2016.

‘“This is one story. There will be another”: The Anthropocene Narrative and the End of World in Jeanette Winterson’s The Stone Gods,’ When the Shit Hits the Fan: Imagining the End of Humans, MixTree, The Netherlands, 2016.

‘”In any library in the world, I am at home”: Over een thuisgevoel in de literatuur,’ Symposium Partage 2015: Thuis, University of Humanistic studies, the Netherlands, 2015.

‘”The Pauses Sound Like This”: Materiality of Time in Electronic Literature,’ Humanities Lectures Student Conference, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2015.