Graduate Research Symposium (Yale Environmental Humanities)

Event time: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) L02 See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 
Yale Environmental Humanities will host a symposium featuring Yale graduate student research on Tuesday, December 14, 3:00pm-5:30pm in the Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) Auditorium Room L02. The two panels will include presentations in environmental history, literature, design, and religious studies.
Panel 1: Faith and the Environment
  • Estrella V. Castillo [History of Science and Medicine], “Wixárika Pilgrimage Route to Wirikuta as Potential Case Study on the Viability of World Heritage for ‘Mitigating and Adapting’ to Climate Change”
  • Jamie Flynn [History], “Famine, social disorder, and the writing down of Buddhist scripture: Did the eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano affect Indian civilization in the first century BCE?”
  • Erin Hardnett [Divinity School], “Toward a Maroon State of Being: alternative meaning-making between African American spirituality and the natural environment” 
  • Camila Marcone [Medieval Studies], “Jesuit Agrarian Thought in Colonial Latin America”
Panel 2: Aesthetics, Design and Infrastructure
  • Haysun Choi [Ecology & Evolutionary Biology], “Eclectic Forms: A letterpress study of desert plants” 
  • Clare Fentress [School of Architecture], “Decoloniality, Demateriality?: How Collective Praxes Shape Architectural Outcomes” 
  • Srinivas Narayan Karthikeyan [School of Architecture], “Volatile Landscapes of Peninsular India” 
  • George Papamatthaiakis [School of Architecture], “Beach out of order: earth processes, imaginaries of equilibrium, and infrastructural repair” 

There will be a break between the panels and a small reception afterwards.

The auditorium has a capacity of 183, so lots of room to spread out! If you plan to attend in person, there is no need to register in advance. If you plan to attend via Zoom, please register here: