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2017-18 Environmental Humanities Lecture Series present: “Environmental Martyrdom and Defenders of the Forest”

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSHG76, Lewis Auditorium
232 East Ave, Central Campus

Rob Nixon holds the Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Family Professorship in Humanities and the Environment at Princeton University. He is the author of four books, most recently Dreambirds: the Natural History of a Fantasy, and Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor, which won numerous awards, including the 2012 Sprout prize from the International Studies Association for the best book in environmental studies. Nixon writes frequently for the New York Times. His writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Nation, Chronicle of Higher Education, London Review of Books, and Critical Inquiry.

This lecture is part of the 2017-18 Environmental Humanities Lecture Series organized by Anindita Banerjee of Comparative Literature and George Hutchinson of English and the Knight Institute. The series is sponsored by the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Society for the Humanities, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, the departments of English, Comparative Literature, and Science and Technology Studies, and the American Studies Program.

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, College of Arts & Sciences, English, Science and Technology Studies, Comparative Literature, Society for the Humanities, American Studies Program, Sustainability

Tags

cashum, engdep, complit, cocashum, Sustainability, stscal, amstcal

Hashtag

#sustainability

Contact E-Mail

ab425@cornell.edu and gbh33@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Professors Anindita Banerjee and George Hutchinson

Contact Phone

607-255-4155

Speaker

Rob Nixon

Speaker Affiliation

Princeton University

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