Elizabeth Rush Lecture


Tuesday, December 10, 2019


5:30 pm


Rockefeller Hall 300-Auditorium

On Rising Together: Creative and Collective Responses to the Climate Crisis

Elizabeth Rush is the author of "Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore" and "Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon, Myanmar". She is the recipient of fellowships and grants including the Howard Foundation Fellowship, awarded by Brown University; the Society for Environmental Journalism Grant; the Metcalf Institute Climate Change Adaptation Fellowship; and the Science in Society Award from the National Association of Science Writers. She received her MFA in nonfiction from Southern New Hampshire University, and teaches creative nonfiction at Brown University.

Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program, the Departments of English, Sociology and Geography, HHMI Grand Challenges and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

Catherine Meyer

Environmental Studies Program