These events are made possible in part with support from TUCASI.
How do humanities scholars approach environmental topics? What does their research, analysis, writing, and teaching add to the ways we understand environmental issues? Join us for public discussions with leading environmental humanists as we explore how they became interested in their fields, what fuels their passion for their subjects, the questions that intrigue and perplex them, and the ways their work influences how they think about the world.
April 3–5, 2019
This unique three-day summit of scholars and experts from across the country features a dynamic intersection between discussion, presentations, and exhibitions, grounded with practical site excursions. Beyond Despair intends to foster cooperation, impact the field of environmental humanities, and launch dialogue that has the potential to change how environmental issues are taught.
August 31–December 15, 2018
Reception & Curator Talk: September 20
An exhibition exploring North Carolina, its history, culture, and landscape, through the lens of disability. These works tell unique stories, using universal experiences or ideas, but presented in audacious ways—particularly based in the knowledge and creativity that disability brings to them.