Stephanie LeMenager lecture, "Living Oil in the USA: An Abridged Petrol Diary."
Stephanie LeMenager is Moore Professor of Literature and the Environment at the University of Oregon. A graduate of Stanford and Harvard Universities, Professor LeMenager is author of Living Oil: Petroleum and Culture in the American Century (Oxford University Press, 2013) and of Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century United States (University of Nebraska Press, 2008), and she is coeditor of the collection Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century (Routledge 2011). With Professor Stephanie Foote, University of Illinois, Professor LeMenager is a founding editor of the on-line journal Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities.
Professor LeMenager’s visit is sponsored by UI’s Department of English, the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, Philological Quarterly, and the Obermann Working Group, Circulating Cultures.