Peter Raccuglia

Yale University

Peter Raccuglia is a PhD candidate in English at Yale University. He is currently completing a dissertation entitled American Cosmos: Scale and Freedom in the Nineteenth Century, which looks at the development of environment concepts at particular spatial scales as forms of world-making which alternately enhance or inhibit political forms of agency and affective modes of belonging. 


The most pressing problems facing the environmental humanities right now—global warming, mass extinction, the Anthropocene debates—require us to radically alter the temporal and spatial scales on which we approach cultural... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Peter Raccuglia (Yale University)

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C19 Environmental Humanities


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

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