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October 2019

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Reading Group – Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts of the Anthropocene / Monsters of the Anthropocene

October 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am
436 Clemens

October 18, 9-9:50 am, Clemens 436: Reading Group—Anna Tsing, Heather Swanson, Elaine Gan, and Nils Bubandt, eds. Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts of the Anthropocene / Monsters of the Anthropocene. (University of Minnesota Press, 2017).

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November 2019

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Reading Group – Biology under the Influence: Dialectical Essays on Ecology, Agriculture, and Health

November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am
436 Clemens

November 22, 2019, 9:00-9:50 am, 436 Clemens: Reading Group, Richard Lewontin and Richard Levins, Biology under the Influence: Dialectical Essays on Ecology, Agriculture, and Health (NYU Press / Monthly Review Press, 2007)

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March 2020

Postponed: Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Reading Group | Yanoula Athanassakis, Environmental Justice in Contemporary American Narrative

March 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
538 Clemens

In preparation for the March 30th lecture, the reading group will meet to discuss Yanoula Athanassakis' Environmental Justice in Contemporary American Narrative (Routledge, 2017)

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POSTPONED: Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Lecture | Yanoula Athanassakis, “Environmental Humanities and Animal Studies”

March 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
306 Clemens Hall

Yanoula Athanassakis (NYU), “Environmental Humanities and Animal Studies” Yanoula Athanassakis is Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Co-founder of the NYU Environmental Humanities Series at New York University, and Instructor in English and Environmental Studies. Her research and teaching interests include American literature, the environmental humanities, animal studies, food studies, race and ethnic studies, gender studies, globalization, and environmental justice. Athanassakis’ book (2017), Environmental Justice in Contemporary U.S. Narratives is part of Routledge’s Environmental Humanities series. She teaches courses on…

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April 2020

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Reading Group | Teresa Shewry, Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

April 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
538 Clemens

In anticipation of Teresa Shewry's April 16th lecture, the reading group will meet to discuss Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2015). 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:…

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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
306 Clemens Hall

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…

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March 2021

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Joseph Taylor, “Medieval Ecomaterialism: The Politics of Ruins.”

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Joseph Taylor (University of Alabama, Huntsville, English), “Medieval Ecomaterialism: The Politics of Ruins.” Zoom invitations will be emailed about two weeks before the event. Visit the Environmental Humanities Research Workshop webpage for contact information to subscribe to their communications.

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Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Isabel Sobral Campos, “The Holy Fly: Deep Listening and Lyric Being.”

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Isabel Sobral Campos (Northeastern, College of Social Sciences and Humanities), “The Holy Fly: Deep Listening and Lyric Being." Zoom invitiations will be emailed about two weeks before the event.

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April 2021

Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Reading Group – Teresa Shewry, Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom

Teresa Shewry, Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2015):

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Environmental Humanities Research Workshop: Lecture – Teresa Shewry, “Before the Sun Rises: Estrangement, Time Lapse and Poetry of Dark Sky Reserves.”

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

LECTURE — Teresa Shewry (UC Santa Barbara, English), “"Before the Sun Rises: Estrangement, Time Lapse and Poetry of Dark Sky Reserves.” 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,…

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