Environmental Humanities Annual Lecture

Dr David Farrier joins us from the University of Edinburgh, to deliver the annual Environmental Humanities lecture. Additional lectures will also be taking place as part of the study day.

Monday 10 June - Annual Lecture

5.30pm - "Poetry and Extinction in the Anthropocene" Workshop followed by drinks reception 


Tuesday 11 June - Study Day

9.15 - 10.15am - Research Panel 

Dr Farrier will lead a workshop for postgraduate and early career researchers

10.45–12.45- New work in the environmental humanities

The following talks will be delivered: 

  • Professor Karen Sayer (Leeds Trinity University): ‘What is a “farm animal”?’
  • Dr Richard De Ritter: ‘“What becomes of the cows and oxen?”: Representing the non-human in Sarah Trimmer’s writings for children’
  • Dr Stephanie Lambert: ‘Toxic domesticity: Waste and work in DeLillo's White Noise and Underworld’
  • Prof. Graham Huggan: ‘Underground, overground: Wombling free with Robert Macfarlane’