Please join next Thursday 11/11 (4:30pm) and Friday 11/12 (noon) for a two-part public lecture and seminar discussion, featuring Pitt World History Center Director Ruth Mostern and Global Studies Center Director Michael Goodhart. This special event is a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon's Environmental Humanities Research Seminar and the CMU Humanities Center’s current initiative on Climate Justice. Ruth Mostern and Michael Goodhart will discuss the Anthropocene: Epoch of Loss initiative that was sponsored by Pitt's World History Center, the Global Studies Center, and the Provost's Year of Creativity. Listen to a podcast about it here! More details below:
Thursday, November 11, at 4:30 PM: public lecture on “Diaries of the Epoch of Loss, or Introducing Some Unanswerable Questions.”
Access a brief background text here.
Friday, November 12, at noon: seminar discussion of “Epochs of Loss: Toward a Proposal for a Website, a Course, and a Book.”
Michael Goodhart, Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies at University of Pittsburgh, and
Ruth Mostern, Associate Professor of History and Director of World History Center at University of Pittsburgh