EH Book Chat 1 août 2014
In this edition of the Environmental Humanities Book Chat, Dave Kinkela (SUNY Fredonia) and Robert Marzec (Purdue University) discuss Jacob Darwin Hamblin’s Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism with moderator Dolly Jørgensen (Umeå University).
Robert Marzec is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Purdue University, Indiana. His research interests include the relationship between literature, the environment, the history of colonial and postcolonial cultures, subjectivity, and land relations. His books include An Ecological and Postcolonial Study of Literature: From Daniel Defoe to Salman Rushdie (2007) and the edited volume Postcolonial Literary Studies: The First 30 Years (2011). He is currently an associate editor for the journal Modern Fiction Studies.
Dolly Jørgensen is an environmental historian at Umeå University, Sweden. She has written on a wide array of environmental topics including medieval forestry, medieval urban sanitation, the modern practice of converting offshore oil structures into artificial reefs, and environmentalism in science fiction film. She is currently researching animal reintroduction in Norway and Sweden in the 20th century.
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