The Center for Material Culture Studies is thrilled to announce that Dr. Stacy Alaimo will be giving a virtual lecture in the Center’s Thing Tank research forum on February 23, at 5:30 pm. Please join us for Dr. Alaimo’s virtual talk “Ecomaterialism and its Discontents: Political Subjects and Immersed Speculation” for an engaging discussion on the scopes, methods, and directions of environmentally-oriented new materialism.
Dr. Alaimo is Professor of English and Core Faculty Member in Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon. She is the author of several books including Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space (2000); Material Feminisms (2008, co-edited with Susan J. Hekman); Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self (2010); and Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times (2016). Dr. Alaimo is currently writing a book entitled Deep Blue Ecologies: Science, Aesthetics, and the Creatures of the Abyss and co-editing a book series at Duke University Press called “Elements.”
Funding for this event has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Delaware Humanities as part of the 2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act. Additional support has been provided by the Faculty Senate Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events (CAPE) at the University of Delaware.
Click the following link to register for this free event!