Climate Change, Humanities, and Performance: A Dialogue with Sara Warner and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

3 April 2018 (Tue), 7:30-9PM
At Saga Common Lounge

What role can the humanities play in changing people’s view on climate change? Join us as Warner and Schneider-Mayerson discuss their ongoing scholarly and performative work involving climate-change education and the humanities.

Sara Warner is Associate Professor of Performing and Media Arts at Cornell University, where she is also a core faculty member in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and an affiliate faculty member in LGBTQ Studies, Africana Studies, American Studies, and Visual Studies. Her book, Acts of Gaiety: LGBT Performance and the Politics of Pleasure (2012), received the Outstanding Book Award from the Association of Theater in Higher Education (ATHE). Sara has published widely on theater and performance studies, queer aesthetics, second wave feminism, politics, prisons, and academic labor. Her cultural criticism can be found in media outlets such as Time Magazine and Huffington Post.

Tuesday April 3 | 7.30-9PM | Saga Common Lounge