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Rob Nixon Lecture: Slow Violence

When Dec 01, 2017
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
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Rob Nixon is the Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Family Professor in the Humanities and the Environment at Princeton, where he is affiliated with the Princeton Environmental Institute’s initiative in the environmental humanities. SLOW VIOLENCE AND THE ENVIRONMENTALISM OF THE POOR (Harvard), was selected by Choice as an outstanding book of 2011. The book has received four prizes: an American Book Award; the 2012 Sprout prize from the International Studies Association for the best book in environmental studies; the 2012 Interdisciplinary Humanities Award for the best book to straddle disciplines in the humanities; and the 2013 biennial ASLE Award for the best book in environmental literary studies.