ICC Concludes February 18

Published: January 4th, 2016

Category: News

The Spring 2016 colloquium concludes on Thursday, February 18 with talks by Christian Chelebourg, Ellen E. Martin, Tobias Buckell, Yann Quero, and Jeff Vandermeer.

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

2–5 PM, Smathers Library 100 (Library East) (map)

Welcome and introduction by Alioune Sow, Center for African Studies, University of Florida; Director, France-Florida Research Institute

“Eco-Fictions” – Christian Chelebourg (Centre d’Études Littéraires Jean Mourot, Université de Lorraine)
Respondent: M. Elizabeth Ginway, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Florida

The Day After Tomorrow – Using Past Ocean Circulation to Imagine the Future” – Ellen E. Martin (Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida)
Respondent: Phillip Wegner, Department of English, University of Florida

“Arctic Rising” – Tobias Buckell
Respondent: Andrew Zimmerman. Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida

7:30–10:00 PM, Smathers Library 100 (Library East) (map)

Welcome and introduction by Alioune Sow

“The Future Will No Longer Be What It Once Was” – Yann Quero
Respondent: Terry Harpold, Department of English, University of Florida

“After the Anthropocene” – Jeff VanderMeer
Respondent: Andrea Lucky, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida

Closing remarks by Alioune Sow

All events are presented in English and are free and open to the public.

See this page for more information about the invited speakers, event schedules, and location.

 

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