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SUSTAINABILITY VIA THE HUMANITIES AND ARTS

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"Precarity and Aspiration Research Group"
Project Leader: Shelley Feldman

Chris Barrett
Charles Geisler
Anindita Banerjee
Eric Cheyfitz
Jane Juffer
Durba Ghosh
Annelise Riles
Hirokazu Miyazaki
John Forester
Sandra Green
Barry Maxwell
Andrew Wilford
Robert Hockett

Pertinent Events:

"Faculty Workshop on Precarity and Aspiration"
Jointly sponsored with the David R. Atkinson Center for Sustainable Research
Project Leader: Shelley Feldman
Faculty Participants: TBA

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In collaboration with the CHCI affinity group on "Climate/Sustainability," the Society for the Humanities sponsors an Initiative on Sustainability Via the Humanities and Arts. An annual sequence of Cornell conversations, workshops, and exhibitions follows up on discussions on climate/sustainability that emerged during the Society's 2008-09 research emphasis on "Water."

2011-12 Project Leaders: Karen Pinkus (Comparative Literature and Romance Studies), Aaron Sachs (History), and Nick Salvato (Theatre, Film & Dance)

Pertinent events:

"Climate Change, Critical Thinking, Design: a Forum," November 11, 2011: Presenters include Jonathan Bean (Parsons/New School), Clive Dilnot (Parsons/New School), Michael Lamb (UNC Chapel Hill), Allan Stoekl (Penn State), Cameron Tonkinwise (Parsons/New School), and Damian White (RISD); co-sponsored by the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future; organized by Karen Pinkus


"Cultures of Energy: A Conversation," November 8, 2010
Directed by: Timothy Murray, Karen Pinkus, Aaron Sachs, and Nicholas Salvato