The Environment Forum

Date: 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Join the Mahindra Center for "Writing the Climate Crisis" with Emily Raboteau, Professor of Creative Writing, City College of New York.

Join the Mahindra Center for "Writing the Climate Crisis" with Emily Raboteau, Professor of Creative Writing, City College of New York.

Emily Raboteau is a novelist, essayist, memoirst, and street photographer whose work is at the intersection of race, environmental justice, parenthood and social change. Her last book, Searching for Zion won an American Book Award. A regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, and a contributing editor at Orion Magazine, her work has also appeared in the New YorkerNew York MagazineBest American Travel EssaysBest American Science Essays, and elsewhere. Since the publication of the 2018 IPCC report, most of her writing concerns the climate crisis. Her next book, Caution: Lessons in Survival will be published by Holt. A professor of creative writing at the City College of New York, she lives with her family in the Bronx.

Sarah Dimick is a literary scholar working in the environmental humanities. Her research, based in global Anglophone literatures of the 20th and 21st centuries, focuses on literary portrayals of climate change and environmental justice. Her scholarship appears in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and EnvironmentMosaicEdge Effects, and other venues. She is an assistant professor in Harvard’s Department of English and a faculty associate of the Harvard University Center for the Environment.

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