GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE 2024
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29 – FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024
DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
Critical Ecologies and Speculative Futures: Conceiving the Environment
Critical theory has questioned the conceptual limits of ideas like the Anthropocene, Capitalocene, and supremacy of human animals over nature. Ongoing global crises, such as climate change, divergent levels of modernization, and the search for bold and expedient solutions to accelerating environmental crises urge new frameworks to analyze an interdependent world.