Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Water: Ways of Knowing and Being

I'm delighted to announce I'll be presenting at the UC Merced Center for the Humanities Biennial Conference this April, addressing the writing of science fiction, (as well as fantasy and horror) and where water has fit into the big picture historically and in the future ahead.
Join us for the University of Merced's biennial conference on water! Please register online by March 24: tinyurl.com/ucmwaterconference

This conference is free and open to the public and features:

1) Keynote Address:
"Leadership in Principle: Uniting Nations (and Theory) to Consider the Cultural Values of Water," Veronica Strang, Executive Director, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University

2) Scholarly Panels:

"Water Futures"

"Waterscapes, Aesthetics and Cultural Production"

"Drought, Political Refugees, and Environmental Migrants"

3) Community-Engaged Activities:

Environmental Film Workshop with Sanjay Barnela

Sci Fi Water Workshop with Bryan Thao Worra

Vernal Pools Reserve Tour with Kim De Wolff

Photography Exhibit with Rina Faletti

For more information, contact humanities@ucmerced.edu.

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