On 12 May, Professor Barbara J. Gawronska participated in a conference from the cross-disciplinary series Ecology in Discourse, which was held at the Pomeranian Academy in Słupsk, Poland.
Her presentation, ‘Ecology and folklore. Personifications of the forces of nature in Swedish feature films’ focused on Nordic mythological motifs in movies belonging to the category miljöfilmer (“ecological films”).
This year’s conference edition was titled Natural and Cultural Landscape, and the participants were linguists, literature researchers, sociologists, and specialists in environmental studies. The contributions will be published in a peer-reviewed volume.