Herman Melville, Anachronic Man

Ken Cooper

SUNY Geneseo

Ken Cooper is Associate Professor of English at SUNY Geneseo, where he teaches courses on contemporary American literature and ecocriticism. His current research on 1970s popular culture and ecology has appeared in MFS: Modern Fiction Studies and Technology and Culture. He is co-coordinator for OpenValley.org, a digital humanities project featuring undergraduate archival research on bioregional issues. This spring, he will be co-teaching an experimental course on 21st-century nature writing for COPLAC Digital.


Ken Cooper SUNY Geneseo “Herman Melville, Anachronic Man” The late 1980s often are cited as ushering in the cultural Anthropocene, a slow-motion recognition impelled by climatologist James Hansen’s stark Congressional... [ view full abstract ]


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P102 » Eco-Temporalities (10:45 - Sunday, 25th March, Enchantment F)

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