Ecological Enchantments and the Question of Action

Ecological Enchantments & the Question of Action

Feb 10
5:00 PM
International Center Commons, Carole Weinstein International Center

Humanities @ UR 2023 Power & Enchantment Series
Department of English Lecture Series

Jane Bennett is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities at Johns Hopkins University, where she holds a joint appointment in the Department of Comparative Thought and Literature and the Department of Political Science. She is the author of Influx & Efflux: Writing up with Walt Whitman (2020), Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things (2010), The Enchantment of Modern Life (2001), Thoreau's Nature (1994), and Unthinking Faith and Enlightenment (1987). She is currently working on notions of a creative cosmos, in ancient Roman and Daoist philosophies.