Extraction Aesthetics: Life and Death in the Bakken Oilfields, a Lecture by Dr. Thomas Davis

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Date/Time
Date(s) - April 27, 2018
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Location
BSB 107, Behavioral Sciences Building

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On Friday April 27 at 3:30 pm Dr. Thomas Davis will present his talk “Extraction Aesthetics: Life and Death in the Bakken Oilfields” which is drawn from his recent field work on resource extraction in the Bakken region and focuses on documentary films and indigenous installations that respond to it.

The talk will take place in Room 107 of the Behavioral Sciences Building and is open to the public as well as all members of the CSU community.

Thomas Davis is associate professor of English at the Ohio State University. His research and teaching focuses on modern and contemporary literature and culture, human rights, and politics and aesthetics. His book, The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life was published by Columbia University Press in 2015.

Sponsored by the Literature Program of the English Department