Graduate Research Symposium (Yale Environmental Humanities)

Event time: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 2:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle 134 See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Yale Environmental Humanities will host the Fall 2022 symposium featuring Yale graduate student research on Wednesday, December 14, in the Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) 134 from 2:00-5:30pm

Symposium Agenda:

2:00 - 2:10 pm | Welcome and opening remarks

2:10 - 2:45 pm | Panel 1
Melodie Grace Dong-yao Liu (East Asian Languages and Literatures), “Queer Sinophone Ecologies”
Olivia R. Polk (American Studies, African American Studies, WGSS), “After and With: Alexis Pauline Gumbs’ Black Feminist Poethics at a Time of Ecological Collapse”
Faculty Moderator: Michael Warner (English, and American Studies)
2:45- 3:20 pm | Panel 2
Alex Whee Kim (History and Theory of Architecture), “The World at Play: Imperial-Managerial Vision in the History of Global Games”
Charlotte Leib (History), “Landscapes of Petroleum Transfer”
Faculty Moderator: Katja Lindskog (English)
3:20 - 3:35 pm | Tea/Coffee Break
3:35 - 4:30 pm | Panel 3
James Benjamin Flynn (History), ”Climate and Society in 3rd-century Egypt and India”
Wen Zhou (Environment and Anthropology), “Patronage and the logging boss: Sociality and exchange beyond the concessionary regime in Gabon, Central Africa”
Mikhail Moosa (History), “The Tornado and the Ghetto: Natural and Infrastructural Disasters in the Post-Apartheid City”
Faculty Moderator: Lisa Messeri (Anthropology)
4:30 -5:30 pm | Reception and celebration
Yale Environmental Humanities gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the 320 York Humanities Grant Program, FAS Division of the Humanities, Yale School of the Environment, Yale School of Architecture, Whitney Humanities Center, and The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund.
Open to: 
Yale Community Only