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Noah's Arkive: Stories of Survival During Climate Catastrophe

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
5:00 pm
Armstrong Student Center Pavilion C

Julian Yates is H. Fletcher Professor of English and Material Culture Studies at University of Delaware. His research focuses on Medieval and Renaissance literature and culture with a particular interest in questions of ecology, the posthuman, and literary theory.

His fist book, Error, Misuse, Failure: Object Lessons from the English Renaissance, was a finalist for the Modern Language Association’s Best First Book Prize. His most recent monograph, Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast: A Multispecies Impression, is winner of the Michelle Kendrick Memorial Book Prize from the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. He is currently at work on Noah’s Arkive: Towards an Ecology of Refuge, a study of the legacies of Noah’s Ark in contemporary accounts of global warming with Jeffrey J. Cohen

Yates has received grants from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Huntington Library, and the American Philosophical Society.

Julian Yates
Julian Yates
H. Fletcher Brown Professor of English and Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware