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Fall 2022 Symposium on the Environmental Humanities

November 11, 2022 @
2:00 p.m.
- 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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Cajetan Iheka, Min Hyoung Song, and Kari Weil headshots

Join us as we bring together three leading scholars on climate change to present Animal Affects, Absences, and Planetary Politics, our Fall 2022 Symposium on the Environmental Humanities.

Cajetan Iheka, Ph.D., African Ecological Storytelling: Relationality as Method
Cajetan Iheka is Professor of English at Yale University. His books include Africa Ecomedia: Network Forms, Planetary Politics (Duke University Press, 2021) and Naturalizing Africa: Ecological Violence, Agency, and Postcolonial Resistance in African Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Min Hyoung Song, Ph.D., Paying Attention to Climate Change
Min Hyoung Song is the Chair of the English Department at Boston College, and the author of Climate Lyricism (Duke, 2022); The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American (Duke, 2013); and Strange Future: Pessimism and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots (Duke, 2005).

Kari Weil, Ph.D., Animal Affects and the Flesh of the World
Kari Weil is University Professor of Letters, the College of the Environment and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. Her books include Precarious Partners: Horses and their Humans in Nineteenth-Century France (University of Chicago Press, 2020) and Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now (Columbia UP, 2012).

Admission to the symposium is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

This event also will be live streamed:
Webinar ID: 966 0149 6685

Proudly co-sponsored by the Higgins School of Humanities, the Program in Media, Culture & the Arts, the Department of English, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Clark University.


November 11, 2022
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons – 2nd Floor
36 Maywood Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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