Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies
Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies

Naomi Klein on Climate and Capitalism

Co-Sponsored by the Humanities Institute

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The Humanities Institute will host two screenings of the film "This Changes Everything," inspired by C.L. and Henriette Cline Visiting Professor in the Humanities Naomi Klein's book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, in advance of Klein's November 11 lecture.



Naomi Klein Portrait

Photo Credit: Kourosh Keshiri

Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of several books, including the 2007 New York Times bestseller, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Her most recent book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, won the 2014 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, and was also shortlisted for the 2015 PEN Literary Awards in the nonfiction category. Klein is a contributing editor for Harper’s and reporter for Rolling Stone, and writes a regular column for The Nation and The Guardian that is syndicated internationally by The New York Times Syndicate. In 2014 she received the International Studies Association’s IPE Outstanding Activist-Scholar award, and in 2015 she received The Izzy Award honouring outstanding achievement in independent journalism and media.

Naomi Klein is the the eighth C.L. and Henriette Cline Visiting Professor in the Humanities.


This event will be held on Wednesday, November 11 from 7:00-9:00pm in the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium. Directions to the Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium can be found here.


Klein Event Poster


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