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

Conversation with Stephanie LeMenager about Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Stephanie LeMenager Portrait

Stephanie LeMenager is Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English and Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon. Her publications include the books Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century, Manifest and Other Destinies and (as coeditor) Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century. Her forthcoming book, Weathering: Toward a Sustainable Humanities, treats the role of the Humanities in the era of global climate change. She is a founding editor of Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities.


In addition to her public talk, LeMenager will be participating in a conversation about her book Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century on Friday, Feburary 12 at 11:00am in the Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302D). Directions to CLA 1.302D can be found here.

The book selection that will be discussed can be found at https://utexas.box.com/TILTSLeMenager.

Ann Cvetkovich, Ellen Clayton Garwood Centennial Professor of English and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at UT Austin, and Emily Roehl, PhD Candidate in American Studies, will serve as a respondents.


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