Public Humanities

My work in the public humanities takes various shapes and forms, including advocacy and international and domestic research:

Invited Talks

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With Simon C. Estok & Hyeryoung Oh

With Simon C. Estok & Hyeryoung Oh

"Eco-Homophobia in D.H. Lawrence: ‘The Snake’ That Therefore I Am,"

“Eco-Homophobia in D.H. Lawrence: ‘The Snake’ That Therefore I Am,”, October 2016, European Association for Study of Literature, Culture and Environment (EASLCE), Brussels, Belgium

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Consortium for Humanities Centers and Institutes, 2014 "Performative Humanities" Conference, Chinese University of Hong Kong

At the Chinese University of Hong Kong

At the Chinese University of Hong Kong

"Responding to the Anthropocene: Lessons Learned from ‘Habitat Humanities’ Studies"

The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) Annual Meeting

Hong Kong, China, June 2014.


2014 CHCI Annual Meeting, Hong Kong

"Environmental Stewardship"

“Environmental Stewardship,” New York Council for the Humanities, Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, NY, June 2014. 


Research

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Humanities for the Environment

Documenting Climate Change

Lecture Series

As a member of the Humanities for the Environment Executive Committee, I develop and oversee lecture series hosting scholars such as Micheal Klare and Tonya Lewis (poster images above).


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NYCH Cuba

New York Council for the Humanities, Cuba trip, 2015.


Nature Conservancy Uplands Farm

July 21, 2016


Long Island University Tilles Center for the Performing Arts– Council of Overseers

I volunteer as the Chair of the Arts Education Committee, a program that supports 10,000 underserved K-12 students per year. 


Advocacy

Participant, 2015 NYC Climate March

 


Stony Brook Table at the 2015 & 2016 "Go Green" Information Fair

Port Jefferson , NY


With Adam Harvey at the 2014 NYC Fringe Festival's "Don't Panic: It's Only Finnegan's Wake!" 

With Adam Harvey at the 2014 NYC Fringe Festival's "Don't Panic: It's Only Finnegan's Wake!" 


Women's Caucus Representative, Northeast Modern Language Association, 2009-2012

Working with a wide body of feminist scholars, I solicited, developed, and oversaw 15 scholarly research panels each year.