Northwestern University

Apr
11
Thu 8:30 AM

"Waste Matters" Symposium - Environmental Humanities Workshop

detail from Waste Matters symposium poster

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
8:30 AM - 6:45 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, #2350 (Kaplan Institute), 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Waste Matters — A one-day symposium dedicated to interdisciplinary approaches to the material, aesthetic, political, economic, and philosophic dimensions of waste.

Featuring Gabrielle Hecht (Stanford), Benjamin Morgan (UChicago), Zachary Samalin (UChicago), and Amy Zhang (NYU).

For full details and schedule, visit the Waste Matters webpage.

Presented by the Environmental Humanities Workshop of the Kaplan Humanities Institute in partnership with the Departments of Asian Languages and Cultures, English, and History; the Asian American Studies Program; the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster; and the Science in Human Culture Program of Northwestern, as well as the University of Chicago's Department of English and Franke Institute for the Humanities.

Image: Susan Middleton, "Shed Bird Stomach Contents"

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