What Do the ‘Environmental Humanities’ Teach Us About Cyclone Amphan, COVID-19, and Collectivity?
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University of Washington Scholar, Dr. Jesse Oak Taylor, discusses what studying literature in what's called "the environmental humanities" teaches us about collectivity during events from Cyclone Amphan to COVID-19.  Watch the video edition on our YouTube Channel, "Literature, Language, Culture": ✔︎ bit.ly/uwenglyt.  We created a "further reading" list for you, which you can download using the following link: ✔︎ https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AUN6XiuqnMhcjli0jmLqVbDpTTx04Nv5NRu7mLLWddI/edit?usp=sharing.  About the Series:  This video is the first in a public scholarship dialogue series from The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) Department of English: "Literature, Language, Culture." These video and podcast episodes share our innovative work in fostering intellectual vitality, inspiring enthusiasm for literature, honing critical insight into the ethical and creative uses of the English language, preparing future teachers, and crafting the stories that animate our world.    More on the Department of English at The University of Washington:  ✔︎ https://english.washington.edu/

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