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053: Climate Humanism and the Nonhuman Turn

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019

Hyatt Regency - Grand Suite 3

Session Information

Description: With an emphasis on what long duration conversation across periods and disciplines can yield, panelists explore the work of the humanities scholar in a time of climate change, focusing on the turn in the environmental humanities toward the study of nonhuman agency and its attendant challenge to narrate less anthropocentric stories.

Presider

Jeffrey Cohen, Arizona State U

Speakers

Wai Chee Dimock, Yale U

Jesse Oak Taylor, U of Washington, Seattle

Steve Mentz, St. John’s U, NY

Stephanie Foote, West Virginia U, Morgantown

Paul K. Saint-Amour, U of Pennsylvania

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