Symptom of Crisis: “Climate Change and the Virtues of Pessimism”

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 7:30 pm, Levis Faculty Center, Room 108.

Roy Scranton will be lecturing at this event sponsored by the Illinois Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment with a presentation called “Climate Change and the Virtues of Pessimism.” Scranton is a well-known author and is an associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame where he is also the Director of the Environmental Humanities Initiative. This is the first presentation in this lecture series. Contact the Human Research Institute at and click here for more information.


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