http://www.coastalconservatory.org/ The Coastal Futures Conservatory integrates arts and humanities into the investigation of coastal change. Working with scientists at the Virginia Coastal Reserve, an NSF-supported Long-Term Ecological Research site, the Conservatory aims to deepen understanding and stimulate imagination by opening ways to listen to the dynamics reshaping coasts.
EH@UVA advances methods and knowledges of the humanities in support of collaborative, multi-disciplinary approaches to environmental research. Connecting scholars in the sciences and social sciences as well as humanities and arts, environmental humanities holds that understanding environmental questions requires engaging matters of history, interpretation, value, and criticism. For faculty and graduate students from across the... Continue Reading →
Speaking the Weight of Living and Dying: A Symposium on Species Extinction and the Humanities By Blair Wilner “Yet the narrator’s silence risks becoming a collusion in the silence of a world happier to ignore what has been transacted; the dead must, after all, be named, or else the reality, the weight of their living... Continue Reading →
Bridging Science, Art, and Community in the New Arctic By Patrick Hancock Organizers struck a tone of place by opening with recognition of the fact that University of Virginia was built on the unceded Monacan tribe’s ancestral land. Then, the packed three-day itinerary kicked off for the Bridging Science, Art, and Community in the New... Continue Reading →
Coastal Futures Conservatory Open Lab: Bridging Science, Art, and Community By Nicole Bonino The lab session organized by the Coastal Futures Conservatory as part of the Coastal Future Festival, managed to bridge arts, humanities, and sciences through an event that featured talks from Conservatory fellows and musical accompaniment by the Grammy-award winning artist Matthew Duvall.... Continue Reading →