Jennifer Wenzel

Columbia University

Jennifer Wenzel (Panel Chair and Respondent) is jointly appointed in English and Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. Over the past decade, she has become a leading figure in the emergent fields of environmental and energy humanities, and she helped to pioneer the study of literature and oil. A reconsideration of her concept of "petro-magic-realism" appears in the 2014 book Oil Culture, and she is a co-editor (with Imre Szeman and the late Patricia Yaeger) of Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment (Fordham 2017).


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P26 » Roundtable: C19 Energy Humanities (15:45 - Thursday, 22nd March, Fiesta I-II)

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