Young Adult Literature Authors and Climate Justice: Discussion with Nnedi Okorafor | Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

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Young Adult Literature Authors and Climate Justice: Discussion with Nnedi Okorafor | Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University


This program is the second in a two-part series of webinars, cosponsored by the Monroe C. Gutman Library, Harvard Graduate School of Education, focused on issues of climate change and climate justice as addressed through young adult (YA) literature.

In this series, Radcliffe is inviting leading thinkers, writers, and educators to participate in conversations about how authors and readers of YA literature engage with climate change, leveraging the power of storytelling as a way to learn about, cope with, and address this extraordinary challenge.

Literature can move people of all generations, including students and educators, as well as scientists, policy makers, journalists, and the public. In this program, award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor will converse with “Massachusetts Super Librarian” Liz Phipps-Soeiro on how writing, reading, and teaching books and comics with themes of climate change and climate justice can encourage young people to learn and think about these issues, while demonstrating the powerful impact of the arts and literature in our communities.

The event will also include audience Q and A.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute gratefully acknowledges the Ethel and David Jackson Fund for the Future Climate, which is supporting this event.

Speakers

Nnedi Okorafor, author of science fiction, fantasy, and magical realism books and comics for children and adults

Liz Phipps-Soeiro, director of library services, Boston Public Schools

Discussant

Stephanie LeMenager RI ’17, Barbara and Carlisle Moore Distinguished Professor in English and American Literature and professor of environmental studies, University of Oregon

Program introduction by MG Prezioso, doctoral student, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Register

Free and open to the public.

To view this event online, individuals will need to register via Zoom.

For instructions on how to join online, see the How to Attend a Radcliffe Event on Zoom webpage.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing a link and password for this meeting.


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