A reader in Ecological Linguistics (University of Gloucestershire), writer on language, reconnection with nature, the stories we live by, and founder of the International Ecolinguistics Association.
Arran Stibbe is a reader in Ecological Linguistics at the University of Gloucestershire, author of Ecolinguistics: language, ecology and the stories we live by (Routledge, 2015) and Animals Erased: discourse, ecology and reconnection with nature (Wesleyan University Press, 2012).
He has a background both in linguistics and human ecology, and teaches a range of courses including ecolinguistics, ecocriticism, ethics and language, communication for leadership, discourse analysis and language and identity.
Arran is founder and convenor of the International Ecolinguistics Association, a network of 600 ecolinguists from around the world, and has created a free online course in ecolinguistics.
Arran is one of our members featuring their work as part of the ClimateCultures Quarantine Connection series. We shared an extract from his chapter Ecolinguistics and Erasure: restoring the natural world to consciousness on Day 12 of the 40-day series.