John Levi Barnard

College of Wooster

John Levi Barnard is an assistant professor of English at the College of Wooster, specializing in American literature before 1900 and the environmental humanities. He is the author of Empire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial Culture (New York: Oxford UP, 2017) and his work has appeared in American Literature and PMLA. He was awarded the 2016 Annette Kolodny Prize by the Environment and Culture Caucus of the American Studies Association for work drawn from his book in progress, Fish, Flesh, Fowl: American Literature in the Time of Extinction.


Animal agriculture accounts for 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions—roughly equivalent to the entire transportation sector—and is among the top contributors to soil degradation, air and water pollution, deforestation and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. John Levi Barnard (College of Wooster)

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C19 Environmental Humanities


S2 » Seminar 2: C19 Environmental Humanities (10:15 - Thursday, 22nd March, Boardroom East)

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