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Elizabeth Rush, “On Rising Together: Creative and Collective Responses to the Climate Crisis”

LocationRockefeller Hall, Room 300

Elizabeth Rush will give the Helen Kenyon Lecture. Rush is the author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore and Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon, Myanmar. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Gaurdian, Harper’s, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, and the New Republic, among others. She is the recipient of a number of fellowships and grants, including the Society for Environmental Journalism Grant. She received her MFA in nonfiction from Southern New Hampshire University and teaches creative nonfiction at Brown University. In addition to Rush’s lecture, there will be a Climate Poster Session on the third floor of Rockefeller Hall, from 4:00–5:15pm. Sponsored by The Environmental Studies Program, the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, HHMI Grand Challenges, and the departments of English, Sociology, and Geography.