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Blue Lab participates in and helps to convene screenings, exhibits, workshops, public talks and other events. The lab periodically hosts environmental researchers, journalists, writers and artists. Since 2022, the lab has supported a residency for environmental artist and educators Sarah Rothberg and Marina Zurkow and has co-sponsored the Princeton Ecotheories Colloquium and Marine City Art Show. The lab currently co-sponsors the Media + Environment journal, published by University of California Press.

“Stories of resilience” forum (Sundance | RNPN)

March 27, 20241:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Conversation about The Hottest August This online forum is convened by the Artist Accelerator Program at Sundance Institute in partnership with  Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN). The discussion is part of RNPN’s Eighth Annual Forum, organized around the theme of “Stories of Resilience: Voices that Inspire.” The Forum highlights how storytelling can build community resilience, bringing filmmakers, artists and community leaders together to show [...]

Micropolitics of environmental media (MLA)

January 4, 20243:30 pm - 5:00 pm
MLA 2024 in Philadelphia
The Climate Stories Incubator This talk by Allison Carruth is part of the Screen Arts and Culture Forum-sponsored panel session at the 2024 Modern Language Association (MLA) convention in Philadelphia. The session explores how media studies and environmental studies interface in the field of ecomedia. The speakers will address case studies in ecomedia research, teaching, public engagement and creative practice. The panel is convened [...]

Environmental humanities institution building (Northwestern)

December 6, 20233:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Northwestern University (Zoom)
Environmental Humanities Institution Building Symposium This invitational virtual event will feature Blue Lab director Allison Carruth in conversation with Elizabeth Hennessy, (professor of history and environmental studies at Wisconsin), Weishun Lu (Edge Effects managing editor and PhD student in English at Wisconsin), and Paul Sabin (professor of history and American studies at Yale). The group will be in conversation about the evolution and horizons [...]