Barbara J Eckstein, Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
Garden Conversation with David Vampola, Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
Garden Conversation with Barbara J Eckstein, Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
"Meet the Author" with Evan Laine, Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
Emerging Scholar Award Recipients, Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA

Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

  • 2016 Special Focus: Nature at the Crossroads—New Directions for the Humanities in the Age of the Anthropocene
  • 8–10 June 2016
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA

At a Glance…

3

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

120+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

45+

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Barbara J Eckstein

Barbara J Eckstein

English Department and the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

David Vampola

David Vampola

State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York, USA

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2016 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Charles Corwin

Charles Corwin

University of Illinois, Illinois, USA

Taiwo Oluwaseun Ehineni

Taiwo Oluwaseun Ehineni

Indiana University, Indiana, USA

Sumaira Taj Khan

Sumaira Taj Khan

University of Iowa, Iowa, USA

Jonathan Elí Melgar

Jonathan Elí Melgar

The City College of New York, CUNY, New York, USA

Jahzara D.E. Mayes Otoo

Jahzara D.E. Mayes Otoo

Central Michigan University, Michigan, USA

Nathan Rucker

Nathan Rucker

Marshall University, West Virginia, USA

Anna Varadi

Anna Varadi

University of Exeter, Devon, UK

Virtual Presentations

Virtual Poster Session

Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. Download the posters below.

Virtual Lightning Talk

Lightning talks are 5-minute "flash" video presentations. Visit our YouTube channel through the button below to view the lightning talks.