Friday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 18B, ACC
Energy, Matter, Force
Program arranged by the forum TC Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities. Presiding: Stacy Alaimo, Univ. of Texas, Arlington
Speakers: Ursula K. Heise, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Ken Hiltner, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Steven Roger Mentz, Saint John’s Univ., NY; Serpil Oppermann, Hacettepe Univ.; Catriona Sandilands, York Univ.; Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, Yale-NUS Coll.
The session addresses emerging theories and pivotal questions about energy cultures, materiality, and environmentalism. The panelists will discuss terraforming, coal, error, storied matter, combustion, and solastalgia.