A Humanities at Large program of the Wolf Humanities Center
January 24, 2018
Visiting Professor, Princeton Environmental Institute
Daniel Aldana Cohen
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Ashley Dawson, author of Extinction: A Radical History, speaks about his newest book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. Penn Sociologist Daniel Aldana Cohen, director of the Superstorm Research Lab and co-host of the climate politics podcast Hot & Bothered, provides a response and conducts a conversation with Dawson about the environmental impacts of urbanization and gentrification, the increasing menace of urban flooding, and the emerging urban movements fighting for better forms of city living.
For more information on this event: wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/events/urban-life-era-climate-change
Presented by the Wolf Humanities Center and Penn Program in Environmental Humanities.
Cosponsored by Penn Sustainability.