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"Living with Climate Change: Perspectives from the Humanities and Beyond" Papers

September 29-30, 2022

Papers for "Living with Climate Change" can be found below. You will be required to enter a password provided by conference organizers to access them. Please contact Adrianna Link at [email protected] if you are attending the conference but have not yet received the password.

Papers are not to be cited or circulated without the written permission of the author.

Below you can find the papers.


**All times are listed in ET**

Friday, September 30, 2022

9:15–10:15 a.m.: Panel 1: Imagined Futures

“Catastrophism and climate change: Early modern perceptions of sudden atmospheric shifts”
Louis Gerdelan (Haas Postdoctoral Fellow, Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry at the Science History Institute)

“Forever Prepping for the Unexpected: Lessons Learned from the Prepper Church in the Age of Climate Change”
Brady McCartney (Department of Religion / Department of History, University of Florida)

10:30 a.m–11:30 a.m.: Panel 2: Storytelling

“Oral History Methods and Climate Stories Project”
Kelly Hydrick (Climate Stories Project)

"Of Seeds and Snow: Climate Change and the Potentiality of Public Environmental History”
Tai Johnson (Department of History, Longwood University)

1:00–1:45 p.m.: Panel 3: Citizenship

“Climatological Citizenship: Generation Z and the Rise of Civic Climate Behavior”
Vladimir Jankovic (Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation, University of Manchester)

“Ecologies of Wetlands: Transitions and Mobilities Comparative case studies of ‘Everglades, Florida’ and ‘Sundarban, West Bengal’”
Bina Sengar (Department of History and Ancient Indian Culture, School of Social Sciences, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University)

2:00–3:00 p.m.: Panel 4: Governing Climate Change

“Commonwealth of Calamity: Climate Change, Hurricanes, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico”
Ian Seavey (Department of History, Texas A&M University)

“Draining the rising sea: The use of counter-insurgency tactics against climate defenders”
Kelsey Jost-Creegan (Smith Family Human Rights Clinic, Columbia Law School)

“Climate Change and Adaptive Governance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan”
Muhammad Mumtaz (Department of Public Administration, Fatima Jinnah Women University)

3:15-4:30 p.m.: Panel 5: Resiliency

“Historicizing Resiliency: Public Humanities and Emergency Management in the Anthropocene”
Brendan Gillis (Department of History, Lamar University)

“AI for Multi-scale Urban Flood Resilience Planning”
Xinyue Ye (Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning/Department of Geography, Texas A&M University)

“’Where Your House is Drowning’: Principles for Deconstructing Flooding Resilience in Self-Build Housing through Participatory Design”
Bobuchi Ken-Opurum (Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute)

“Black Ecologies, Subaquatic Life, and the Jim Crow Enclosure of the Tidewater”
James T. Roane (Africana Studies and Geography/Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, Rutgers University)