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CANCELED: The Ends of the Earth: Polar Exploration, Print Culture, and Climate Change

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Trowbridge Initiative in American Cultures; the Bibliographical Society of America; Department of English, UIUC; iSEE (Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment), UIUC; and Rare Book & Manuscript Library, UIUC
Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, Illinois
Date
Mar 26, 2020   2:00 - 6:30 pm  
Contact
Jamie L. Jones
E-Mail
jaljones@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

The Ends of the Earth: Polar Exploration, Print Culture, and Climate Change is a half-day symposium which will showcase recent scholarship at the intersection of American literary studies, environmental humanities, and print culture and serve as a provocation to the audience: what kinds of knowledge are produced at the (geographical, ecological, and possibly even the temporal) ends of the earth? 2pm - Introduction 2:30pm - Talk by Gillen D'Arcy Wood (UIUC, English) 3:30pm - Talk by Hester Blum (Penn State, English) 4:30pm - Roundtable Discussion 5:15-6:30 - Reception and "show-and-tell" of RBML professor/ curator Adam Doskey

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