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Stephanie LeMenager on Climate Fiction and the Anthropocene
Stephanie LeMenager on Climate Fiction and the Anthropocene
WhenThursday, Jan. 18, 2018, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus room120
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsSimpson Center for the Humanities
Description

Stephanie LeMenager is Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English and Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon, where she thinks and writes about energy, climate, culture, and the role of the arts and the humanities at the edge of the Holocene. She is the author of Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities (2016) and Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century (2016) and is working on a book entitled Weathering: Toward a Sustainable Humanities.

Reception to follow.

Organized by the Anthropocene crossdisciplinary research cluster of the Simpson Center for the Humanities. LeMenager will also lead a brown-bag seminar on Friday, January 19, at 12 pm in Communications 202. To participate, contact organizers Jason Groves (jagroves@uw.edu) or Jesse Oak Taylor (jot8@uw.edu).

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