Cornell University
All in-person summer programs or activities (e.g., summer classes, conferences and events) have been moved online or cancelled. During the fall semester, in-person concerts, events and lectures that involve outside guests will not be held, per the university’s COVID-19 travel and visitor policy (PDF).

This is a past event. Its details are archived for historical purposes.

The contact information may no longer be valid.

Please visit our current events listings to look for similar events by title, location, or venue.

Oil and the Human: Views from the East and South

Friday, February 26, 2016 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A. D. White House, Guerlac Room
29 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Oil shapes human life and impacts human values in profoundly connected ways across the planet. Yet rarely do we think of oil, like other forms of energy, beyond technology and policy. This symposium considers the relationship of oil with everyday life, human choices, politics, and art across Africa, Latin America, Russia, and East Asia. 


- Douglas Rogers, Anthropology, Yale University
- Jennifer Wenzel, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
- Ericka Beckman, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- Victor Seow, History, Cornell University

Moderated by: Anindita Banerjee, Comparative Literature 

          (Please print and display this poster)

Reception to follow

Sponsored by the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future,
with support from the Society for the Humanities at Cornell 

Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity