Conference Videos

John Foran, “Climate Justice: ‘The two most important words we may have’: Finding Pathways toward a Better Future”

We invite participants to leave questions using the “Reply” function at the bottom of this page. Dr. Foran will address questions in the November 30 live Q&A session.

 

About the Speaker: Dr. John Foran is professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he is also involved with the programs in Latin American and Iberian Studies, Global and International Studies, Environmental Studies, and the Bren School. He writes about climate justice at the Climate Justice Project and the International Institute of Climate Action and TheoryHis books include Taking Power: On the Origins of Revolutions in the Third World (Cambridge 2005), Fragile Resistance: Social Transformation in Iran from 1500 to the Revolution (Westview 1993), as well as numerous edited and co-edited volumes.

 

Ken Hiltner, “Climate Humanists”

We invite participants to leave questions using the “Reply” function at the bottom of this page. Dr. Hiltner will address questions in the November 30 live Q&A session.


About the Speaker:
Dr. Ken Hiltner is professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has served as the Director of the Literature and the Environment Center, Director of the Early Modern Center, and Chair of the Graduate Program. He is the author of Milton and Ecology (Cambridge 2002) and the editor of  Renaissance Ecology: Imagining Eden in Milton’s England (Duquesne University Press 2007). He is the Director of UCSB’s Environmental Humanities Initiative, and he has developed the “nearly carbon-neutral (NCN) conference model,” upon which this mini-conference is based.