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Thursday, June 20 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Plenary 2: Documentation of Climate Change Paradigms

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Sponsored by Michael Brown Rare Books

Pursuing the evidence of climate change, and human communities’ relationships to this phenomenon, requires research within and outside archives and libraries. Our second plenary explores climate change narratives built on “documents” beyond our ordinary collecting contexts, as well as how the types of evidence available for these histories affect notions of causality, accountability, uncertainty, and hope.

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Moderator
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Elizabeth Cruces

Hispanic Collections Archivist, University of Houston
Elizabeth Lisa Cruces is the Hispanic Collections Archivist and Curator at University of Houston. Her research interest include power and oppression in archives, memory making, community archives, zines, and the application fronterizmo in archives.

Speakers
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Dagomar Degroot

Associate Professor of Environmental History, Georgetown University
Dr. Dagomar Degroot is an associate professor of environmental history at Georgetown University. His work focuses on social responses to extreme environments and extreme environmental changes. His first book, The Frigid Golden Age, was published by Cambridge University Press and... Read More →
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Neela Banerjee

Inside Climate News
Neela Banerjee is a Washington-based reporter for Inside Climate News. She led the investigation into Exxon's early climate research, which was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service reporting and the recipient of nearly a dozen other journalism awards. Before joining... Read More →


Thursday June 20, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am EDT
Stadium Ballroom