University of Alberta English and Film Studies professor Jonathan Hart has been awarded the Fulbright Canada’s Visiting Chair Award.
The chair allows the recipient to conduct research at Harvard University and Duke University. Hart says he plans to spend his time away from Edmonton more closely examining the expansion of British and European empires throughout the 19th century.
This is the second time Hart has been named a Fulbright Scholar.
[Editor's note: The previously listed event has been cancelled.]
The Industrial Devolution
Writer and activist Derrick Jensen will be making a digital visit to the U of A’s Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex September 16 at 7 p.m.
The presentation will consist of a live webcam question and answer session regarding Jensen’s past and present work with the author himself.
Jensen, who is known for his criticisms of industrialized culture and the destruction of our planet through pollution and apathy, is also the author of bestselling book Endgame. Admission to the event is $10.