Sunday, 28 December
296. Our Energy Futures
1:45–3:00 p.m., Powell, Hilton
Program arranged by the Division on Sociological Approaches to Literature
Presiding: Imre John Szeman, McMaster Univ.
1. “Terraforming Earth: Utopia and the Dialectics of Ecopolitics in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Science in the Capital Series,” Mathias Nilges, Saint Francis Xavier Univ.
2. “Corruption and Sameness in the Twenty-First-Century Oil Narrative,” Benjamin J. Robertson, Georgia Tech Univ.
3. “There Will Be Blood from Oil! Resources, Exhaustion, and Ecology,” Jon Gordon, Univ. of Alberta