Environmental Humanities Seminar Program: Graduate Seminars
Başlangıç Tarihi: 20.05.2021
Yapılacağı Yer: Zoom
Bitiş Tarihi: 22.05.2021
Etkinlik Türü: Seminer
Düzenleyen Birim: Program
20 May 2021, 16:00-18:00
"We're Doomed: The Hopefulness of Ecocriticism and the Environmental Humanities"
Readings: Roy Scranton, excerpt from "We’re Doomed, Now What: Essays on War and Climate Change"; Scott Slovic, "The Hopefulness of Ecocriticism"; Sarah Jaquette Ray, excerpt from "A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet"; Scott Slovic, "Overview of the Environmental Humanities" (Arithmetic of Compassion website)
21 May 2021, 16:00-18:00
"Activist-Writers and the Apprehension of the Unseen"
Readings: excerpt from Rob Nixon, "Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor"; excerpt from Ursula K. Heise, "Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species"; excerpt from Pramod K. Nayar, "Bhopal’s Ecological Gothic: Disaster, Precarity, and the Biopolitical Uncanny"; Scott Slovic, "Cultivating an Ability to Imagine: Ryan Walsh’s "Reckonings and the Poetics of Toxicity".
22 May 2021, 16:00-18:00
"Going Public: Environmental Humanities Responses to a Burning World"
Readings: Alison Hawthorne Deming, “Tucson”; Marybeth Gasman, "Introduction, Academics Going Public"; Donald E. Heller, “Writing Opinion Articles”; William Major, “Thoreau’s Cellphone Experiment”; Randy Malamud, “It’s the End of the World As We Know It”; Scott Slovic, “COP21 and Business as Usual”; Scott Slovic and Paul Slovic, “Climate Change Is Genocide for Island Cultures”
Scott Slovic is Distinguished Professor of Environmental Humanities at the University of Idaho, USA. He served as founding president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) for three years in the early 1990s, and then as Editor-in-Chief of the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment from 1995 to 2020. The author, editor, or co-editor of thirty books, his recent and forthcoming works include Reading Cats and Dogs: Companion Animals in World Literature, Nature and Literary Studies, and The Bloomsbury Handbook to the Medical-Environmental Humanities. He currently co-edits the series Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment and Routledge Environmental Humanities.
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