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Yesterday’s Weather: The Prehistory of Climate Change (lecture)


Featuring Kellie Robertson

You are warmly invited to this lecture hosted by Tulane University’s French and Italian Department

Yesterday’s Weather: The Prehistory of Climate Change

Speaker: Professor Kellie Robertson, English Department, University of Maryland


Why should we care about premodern weather narratives? How was the relation between climate and individual bodies imagined by medieval and early modern writers? How can literary and historical texts serve as paleoclimate proxy data? Perhaps most importantly, how do these narratives and beliefs continue to shape the stories that we tell ourselves about climate change today?



Date: Monday October 5

Time: 09:45-11:15am CST

Location: Online – Email Professor Morton (jmorton5@tulane.edu) your email address if you are interested in attending. You will receive a Zoom link on the morning of the talk



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