Banner image: Mel Chin, Terrapine Carolina (Hillbilly Armor), 2005. Photo by John Lucas.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Nasher Museum of Art
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Join us for a discussion about climate change, war, and questions of responsibilty and sustainability, with artist Mel Chin and author Roy Scranton.
This discussion is presented in collaboration with the Nasher Museum of Art.
Both Chin and Scranton are participating in other related programs at Duke:
Mel Chin's work, Terrapene Carolina (Hillbilly Armor), is included in the Nasher's current exhibit, Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art. An interview with him can be heard in their podcast.
Roy Scranton will discuss his recently released novel, War Porn, at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham at 7:00 pm on November 18. He first visited the Forum for Scholars and Publics in March 2016 and talked with Jennifer Ahern-Dodson about his writing. He also recently published an essay in the New York Times about the future implications of America's failure to prepare for catastrophic storms along the Gulf Coast.
Admission to the Nasher Museum is free to all active duty military personnel and military veterans with I.D.
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Roy Scranton is the author of Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of Civilization, co-editor of <...