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Nikole Hannah-Jones will be delivering the Freedom and Captivity keynote speech for the Humanities Theme, Freedom and Captivity.
This event is open to the public and will be live-streamed for those who cannot attend in person.
The Colby Summer Institute in Environmental Humanities gathers scholars from around the globe to collectively explore how the Environmental Humanities contribute to the theorization, imagination, and practice of socially just and ecologically hopeful futures for humans and nonhumans.
What does it mean to be free, to imagine freedom? Conversely, why are logics of control and capture adopted? How and to what ends is it possible to resist these strictures? How is the body implicated in freedom and in capture?
We are excited to announce that the application period for the third annual Summer Institute is now open. If you are an academic, artist, activist, or independent scholar with a passion for the Environmental Humanities, we invite you to join us in beautiful Maine from August 1-7, 2022, for a week of seminars, lectures, workshops, field trips, and other events.