The lecture series takes place on Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30 PM (PDT, UTC -7) from April 12 to May 17. Lectures are free, online, and are moderated by the University of Washington’s 2022-2023 Fulbright Canada Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies, Jonathan Peyton.
There will be a wide range of perspectives on Arctic environments including social scientists, colleagues in the environmental humanities, art historians, environmental field scientists, policy and governance experts, and those working closely with communities.
The schedule is:
April 12: War and Energy: Mobilizing the Arctic Environment, 1938-1968
Philip Wight, Assistant Professor, History and Arctic & Northern Studies, University of Alaska
April 19: What can we learn from Ignorance? Knowing and Not Knowing the Arctic in the 1970s
Andrew Stuhl, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Environmental Studies & Sciences, Bucknell University
April 26: Diverse Labours on Northern Land
Rebecca Hall, Assistant Professor, Global Development Studies, Queen's University
May 3: Future Perfect Ice: Colonialism, Temporality and the Anthropocene North
Bruce Erickson, Associate Professor, Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba
May 10: The Politics of Uranium Mining and Environmental Assessment in Nunavut
Warren Bernauer, Postdoctoral Fellow, Natural Resources Institute and Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba
May 17: Ice in Motion and the Performative Arctic Panorama
Isabelle Gapp, Postdoctoral Fellow, Art History, University of Toronto
To learn more about the sessions and speakers and to register for the lectures, visit here.