Plant-human Hybrids in Contemporary Fiction. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Description

Can monstrous plants help human beings imagine and transform themselves into more sustainable creatures? In this talk, Dr. Astrid Møller-Olsen analyses fictional plant-human hybrids that question the nature-culture dichotomy and explore alternative paths to understanding the planet as a cross-species environment.
Period2021 Mar 10
Held atUniversity of Oslo, Norway
Degree of RecognitionInternational

UKÄ subject classification

  • Languages and Literature
  • Other Humanities

Free keywords

  • environmental humanities, speculative fiction, plants, critical plant studies, Sinophone literature, Chinese literature