053: Climate Humanism and the Nonhuman Turn

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 (US - Central)

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.


Jeffrey Cohen, Arizona State U


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