The Center for Environmental Futures

The Center for Environmental Futures–Environmental Humanities, Justice, and Culture at the University of Oregon has won a 600K award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

I am proud to be involved with CEF and learn under the leadership of Stephanie LeMenager, the Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English and Environmental Studies, and Marsha Weisiger, the Julie and Rocky Dixon Chair of U.S. Western History.

Find out more in the newsletter! A remarkable recent presentation was from Carla Bengston, the head of the Art department at UO, whose work centers around nonhuman actors to perform an intervention into the nature/culture divide. My current favorite is S.C.O.L.D.: Species Calling Out Climate Change Deniers – a project that trains crows to recognize and scold climate change deniers, and communicate to other crows to do the same!

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