Engaging nature: the power of activist poetry
Dr Mary Phillips, University of Bristol
Susan Richardson, poet, performer, educator
We are rapidly reaching a point of no return in terms of climate change while environmental degradation continues apace. Yet humanity seems unable to make transformative changes in response to these growing ecological crises. A shift in mindsets is needed to reclaim the concept of nature that transcends the scientific or economic arguments that have so abjectly failed to make a real difference. Join us for an evening of poetry, polemic, performance and philosophy as we argue for an embodied and affective response to the natural world of which humanity is a part.
This event is free to attend and open to all but you must register to attend. Register on the official Thinking Futures website.