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Here’s the “411” on the Interdisciplinarity 101 Colloquium

On the second and fourth Fridays of the month, graduate students and faculty who participate in the Center for Environmental Futures gather to share their works-in-progress, gain feedback, discuss their own approaches to studying environmental issues, and foster community.

Unless otherwise stated, we meet in the EMU in the Lease Crutcher Lewis Room (#23)

Please join us for our May presentations:

Friday, May 12, 8:30-10 a.m., April Anson (English), “Survivance Ecology: Unsettling the Apocalyptic Crisis in Climate Fiction”

Friday, May 26, 8:30-10 a.m., Allison Ford (Sociology), title “When

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The College of Arts and Sciences Awards Sarah Wald a Program Grant for Public Lands Symposium

Sarah Wald (Environmental Studies and English) has won a $6000 CAS Program Grant to support a symposium focusing on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion on public lands. The symposium will focus on public land use and access to racial, ethnic, LGBTQ, and disability communities in Oregon. It will foster a public conversation among well-known and emerging scholars and practitioners, both federal and non-governmental, who are engaged in efforts toward inclusion throughout the Pacific Northwest. The symposium will foreground multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarly perspectives

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Congratulations to Taylor McHolm!

Congratulations to Taylor McHolm, who just earned his PhD in Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy, with a focal department in English. McHolm just successfully defended his dissertation on “Representation Challenges: Literatures of Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene.” A leader in the environmental humanities since arriving at UO in 2010, he helped organize the Mesa Verde Literature and Environment Reading Group and co-founded the Environmental Humanities Research Interest Group. He also recently helped spearhead UO’s contribution to the DataRefuge Project, a nationwide

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