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February 2021

Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Douglas Kysar

February 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Douglas Kysar is Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program, Deputy Dean, and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He was born and raised in Indiana. Under his mother’s guidance, he developed a love of reading and a…

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Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Kate Rigby

February 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Kate Rigby is Professor of Environmental Humanities at Bath Spa University and Adjunct Professor of Literary Studies at Monash University. Her research lies at the intersection of environmental literary, historical and religious studies, and her books include Topographies of the Sacred: The Poetics of Place in…

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Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Janet Soskice

February 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Janet Soskice is Professor of Philosophical Theology at the University of Cambridge and William K. Warren Distinguished Research Professor of Catholic Theology at Duke. In her work, she explores philosophy of religion, especially religious language and philosophical theology, names for God, gender and ethics, and,…

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March 2021

Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Robert Macfarlane

March 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Robert Macfarlane is a Reader in Literature and the Geohumanities in the Faculty of English at Cambridge University. He is well-known as a writer about landscape, nature, memory, language and travel. His books include Underland: A Deep Time Journey, The Lost Words (with Jackie Morris), Landmarks, and The Old Ways: A Journey…

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Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Willie Jennings

March 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Willie James Jennings is Associate Professor of Theology and Africana Studies at Yale University. He is the author of the award winning book, The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race. His most recently book is After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging. He is currently working…

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Facing the Anthropocene Webinar: Joyce Chaplin

March 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In the Facing the Anthropocene series, Norman Wirzba interviews leading scholars in political economy, history, anthropology, theology, philosophy, environmental humanities, and law, in order to examine the conditions under which a hopeful future might be imagined. Joyce Chaplin (BA, Northwestern; MA, PhD Johns Hopkins) is the James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History at Harvard University. A former Fulbright Scholar and Guggenheim Fellow, her work has focused on the histories of science, the environment, and climate. Her books include The New…

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