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Hyperobjects 2.0

I did a talk on what I call hyperobjects at CalArts at the beginning of this month. Next week I'm in New Orleans at Loyola University doing the 2.0 version. 1.0 was about plutonium. This one will be about oil.

Dr. Timothy Morton, "Hyperobjects"

Tuesday, November 2, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Nunemaker Auditorium

Dr. Timothy Morton, Professor of Literature and Environment at UC Davis, will be giving a talk entitled "Hyperobjects," in which he explores how to address the challenges hyperobjects pose. Dr. Morton is the author of "Ecology without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics" (2007) and "The Ecological Thought" (2010), both from Harvard University Press. Copies of his latest book are available for purchase from the Loyola University Bookstore. For more information, or if you would like to discuss any of Dr. Morton's work before his visit, please contact Dr. Janelle A. Schwartz and Dr. Christopher Schaberg in the Department of English. The event is sponsored by Loyola's Biever Grant Guest Lecture Series, the Department of English, the Program in Environmental Studies, the Office of the Dean of the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences, and Loyola's Center for Environmental Communication.

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Timothy Morton is Professor of English (Literature and Environment) at the University of California, Davis. Professor Morton's interests include literature and the environment, ecotheory, philosophy, biology, physical sciences, literary theory, food studies, sound and music, materialism, poetics, Romanticism, Buddhism, and the eighteenth century. He teaches literature and ecology, Romantic-period literature, and literary theory. He has published nine books and sixty essays, including The Ecological Thought (Harvard UP, 2010) and Ecology without Nature (Harvard UP, 2007).