2020 Colby Summer Institute in Environmental Humanities

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Applications are open for the second gathering of the Colby Summer Institute in Environmental Humanities, taking place this August 1-7 in Waterville, Maine. This Mellon Foundation-funded institute will bring together international scholars to collectively explore how this developing field contributes to the theorization, imagination, and practice of socially just and ecologically hopeful futures for humans and nonhumans in a global collective. 

Participants will work closely with seminar leaders Stacy Alaimo, Professor of English and Core Faculty Member in Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon, Bishnupriya Ghosh, Professor of English and Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Imre Szeman, Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Waterloo, for an intensive week of collaborative seminars and workshops on contemporary issues in the field. Applications are due February 1, 2020. For more information on the application process and to access the application form, please click here.

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