september, 2021

23sep7:30 pmClimate Change and the Virtues of Pessimism

Event Details

Roy Scranton presents the talk “Climate Change and the Virtues of Pessimism.

About the speaker:
Roy Scranton is the author of five books, including Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a
Civilization, the monograph Total Mobilization: World War II and American Literature, and the novel War Porn. His essays, articles, and reviews have been published in the New York Times, MIT Technology Review, The New Republic, and elsewhere. He is an associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, where he teaches creative writing and environmental humanities and is the Director of the Environmental Humanities Initiative.

Join us at Levis Faculty Center or watch the event live on YouTube:


(Thursday) 7:30 pm


Levis Faculty Center, Room 108


Humanities Research Institute