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Open lecture with Professor Ursula Heise


Open lecture with Professor Ursula Heise, Department of English, Institute of the Environment & Sustainability at UCLA, USA, and author of the book Imagining extinction (2016).

A mingle will take place after the lecture.

Ursula Heise is a Professor of English at UCLA and a faculty member of UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES). She is also one of the founders of the UCLA Lab for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS), which opened in 2016.

Heise's research focuses on literature and environmental studies as well as narrative theory applied in traditional natural sciences. She has written several books in environmental humanities where Sense of Place and Sense of Planet (2008) and Imagining Extinction (2016) are among the most noted. Ursula Heise is a sought after lecturer worldwide and her visit to Sweden is a joint venture between the University of Gothenburg and The Seed Box in Linköping.

The visit is funded by Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien, the Network for Environmental Humanities at the University of Gothenburg, and Ekogruppen at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion at the University of Gothenburg.

Date: 10/26/2017

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Categories: Environment

Location: Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6 Torgny Segerstedtssalen, Vasaparken


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