Event to explore keywords in environmental humanities

“Keywords in the Environmental Humanities” will take place on Jan. 16, 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Whitney Humanities Center. The talk is free and open to the public.
Keywords in the Environmental Humanities event poster

Yale Environmental Humanities will kick off its spring semester lineup of events with a panel exploring how conceptual terms shape how humanities scholars write about the environment and society.

Keywords in the Environmental Humanities” — featuring three Yale scholars — will take place Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 4:15-5:15 p.m. in Rm. 208, Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. The talk is free and open to the public.

Carolyn Roberts (history of science and history of medicine) will lead a discussion on the word “catastrophe”; Lisa Messeri (anthropology) will focus on the word “planetary”; and Maximilian Chaoulideer (Germanic languages and literatures), will speak on the word “embodiment.”

The panel will be followed by a “welcome back” reception 5:15-6:15 p.m.

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