By way of conclusion, I will propose some ways that rhetorical and literary analysis might help us better understand the political significance of more recent moves to personify the world or planet.
Note: Although I make reference to prior conversations in this year’s Thursday Lecture Series, you will not need to have been present for these other events to follow my talk.
Fellow: Allison Turner, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Respondent: Leah Aronowsky, History, Columbia University
Chair: Jennifer Wenzel, English and Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University