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Date(s) - April 3, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LSC 322, Lory Student Center

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Rob Nixon Event Slide

You may know Nixon for his acclaimed and influential book, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Harvard UP 2013), but he has also published in a range of outlets including The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthlyand the London Review of Books. He currently serves as the Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Family Professor in the Humanities and the Environment at Princeton University. You can find his bio here: https://english.princeton.edu/people/rob-nixon

Environmental Humanities & Postcolonial Studies Series

Pre-visit Reading Group

Wednesday, April 3: Reading Group Meeting
4:00-5:00pm, Lory Student Center Room 322
Discussion of Elizabeth DeLoughrey et al., Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities (Introduction), and Gabrielle Hecht, “The African Anthropocene,” Aeon

Rob Nixon’s Campus Events

Wednesday, April 17: Open Workshop 4:00-5:30pm, Eddy Hall Room 8
A conversation with Nixon about his book Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Introduction and Chapter Eight)

Thursday, April 18: Rob Nixon’s Public Talk
4:00-5:30pm, Lory Student Center Ballroom A
Nixon’s talk is entitled “Environmental Martyrs and the Fate of the Forests.” Free novels with environmental themes will be available at the talk!