Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:30pm
Goldwin Smith Hall, Lewis Auditorium
232 East Ave, Central Campus
The 2017-18 Environmental Humanities Lecture Series presents
MOTHERS, CHILDREN, AND NUCLEAR STORIES
a lecture by
HEIDI HUTNER (Stony Brook University)
Heidi Hutner is the Director of Sustainability Studies, Associate Dean in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and Associate Professor of Sustainability and English at Stony Brook University. Hutner teaches and writes about ecofeminism, environmental justice, and sustainability. Her current book project is titled Accidents Can Happen: Mothers, Gender, and Nuclear Stories, and she has a number of chapters on nuclear issues and gender forthcoming in anthologies (Palgrave, Oxford, Rowman). Hutner has published numerous articles and chapters on a wide variety of environmental issues in academic and popular news publications. She also hosts a sustainability webisode, Coffee with Hx2; on the show, she interviews sustainability scholars, writers, activists, artists, and scientists.
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.