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PEI to host select Princeton Environmental Film Festival screenings

April 5, 2018

PEI, a co-sponsor of the 2018 Princeton Environmental Film Festival, will host selected films on the Princeton University campus between April 8-15

Saving our cities and ourselves: A Q&A with PEI’s Ashley Dawson

February 28, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

A Q&A with PEI’s Ashley Dawson about his recent book, “Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change.”

Farms, petroculture and the Environmental Nexus: Four new environmental studies courses and ENV 200 for Spring 2018

December 4, 2017 ・ PEI Staff

Four new environmental studies courses and the popular “Environmental Nexus” class are among the many Spring 2018 offerings from PEI’s Certificate Program in Environmental Studies. Registration begins Dec. 6.

Drones, Thorns and New Orleans: PEI’s Summer of Learning Symposium features breadth of undergrad research

October 30, 2017

PEI’s internship program’s projects focused on global environmental challenges in the areas of policy and resilience, biodiversity and conservation, alternative energy, climate and oceans, and water, soil and human health.

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Eco-justice scholar Ashley Dawson named 2017 Barron Visiting Professor in environmental humanities

September 13, 2017

Ashley Dawson has been selected as the Princeton Environmental Institute’s 2017-18 Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.

In ‘The Environmental Nexus,’ students explore the many paths to saving the planet

May 31, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly

The new course “Environmental Nexus” approaches the environmental crisis from multiple perspectives to prepare students for the future effects of the global environmental crisis .

Writing Environmental Ruin, or How to Write an Obituary for an Embattled Planet

January 26, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly, Office of Communications

In an effort to merge the humanities with environmental consciousness Göran Blix and Rob Nixon use literature and the arts to bring the long-term natural and social fallout of environmental ruin to life for students.

New Visiting Environmental Humanities Faculty Member Joins PEI for 2016-2017

September 2, 2016 ・ Holly Welles

Alan C. Braddock has been co-appointed by PEI and the Department of Art and Archaeology as the 2016 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.

Art Project: A Lake Carnegie Pageant – November 10, 2015

November 3, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

Art workshops and a University course will culminate in an ecological theatrical pageant in May 2016 featuring a procession of mobile visual art, giant puppets and spectacular costumes with performances of dance, theater, music and poetry.