20142020
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Parker Krieg is a postdoctoral fellow in environmental humanities at the University of Helsinki, affiliated with the Humanities Programme in the Faculty of Arts and the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science. His research and teaching focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century American literature and culture, environmental justice, and cultural memory. He is a member of the Humanities for the Environment (Circumpolar Observatory), and a Helsinki-team member of the Academy of Finland consortium "iNARR: Instrumental Narratives." He is currently at work on a monograph, A Flexible World: Literature and Environment in the Post-Fordist Era.

Education/Academic qualification

English, PhD, University of Oregon

Literary and Cultural Studies, MA, Carnegie Mellon University

Classical Civilization, BA, Indiana university

Keywords

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • American Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Environmental Humanities

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2014 2020

  • 3 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Anthology or special issue
  • 1 Review Article

"A Better Informed Citizen of North America": Frames of Environmental Justice in William Vollmann's Transnational Metafiction

Krieg, C. P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Rethinking Environmental Consciousness. Brill

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

The Pharmacological Table: Environmental Memory in the New Nordic Cuisine

Krieg, C. P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Food in Memory and Imagination: Place, Space, and Taste. Bloomsbury

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

"By Means Other Than Life:" Literature as Posthuman Memory

Krieg, C. P., 2018, In : Con Texte. 2, 1, p. 22-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Carnival Anthropocene: Myth and Cultural Memory in Monique Roffey's Archipelago

Krieg, C. P., 2018, In : Ecozon@. 9, 2, p. 41-55 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Energy Futures: John Updike's Petrofictions

Krieg, C. P., 2017, In : Studies in American Fiction. 44, 1, p. 87-112 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Projects 2017 2020

Prizes

Raymond Williams Fellowship in Cultural Studies

Parker Krieg (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

Rudolf Ernst Award

Parker Krieg (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Sarah Harkness Kirby Award

Parker Krieg (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prizes and awards

Sherwood Travel Grant

Parker Krieg (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2011 2019

Coal Optimism: Carbon Ideologies and Structures of Feeling

Parker Krieg (Speaker)
9 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Situating Sustainability

Parker Krieg (Member of organizing committee)
26 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Historicizing Speculation: On the Speculate This! Manifesto (after Occupy)

Parker Krieg (Speaker)
25 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

BALTEHUMS: First Baltic Conference on the Environmental Humanities

Parker Krieg (Speaker: Presenter)
7 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

17th Biennial Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference in North American Studies

Parker Krieg (Speaker: Presenter)
18 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks