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POSTPONED: Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Lecture – Teresa Shewry, “Laughter’s Futures: Literary Humor and Climate Change in Australasia”

April 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

April 16, 2020, 4pm, 306 Clemens Hall): LECTURE— Teresa Shewry (UC Santa Barbara, English), “Laughter’s Futures: Literary Humor and Climate Change in Australasia”

Teresa Shewry is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received a PhD in Literature from Duke University and a BA in English and Japanese from Victoria University, New Zealand. Her research areas include Pacific and Pacific Rim cultures, environmental humanities, and water and the ocean. Her book, Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), explores hope in the context of environmental change in the Pacific. She is also a co-editor of Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century (Routledge, 2011) and guest editor of a special section of South Atlantic Quarterly on environmental activism across the Pacific (2017). Teresa recently co-organized a Mellon Sawyer Seminar on “Sea Change.”


April 16, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Environmental Humanities Research Workshop


306 Clemens Hall