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Climate Week at Penn Book Talk: Climate Change and Journalism

September 22, 2021 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Virtual Event
Audience Open to the Public

Featuring Henrik Bødker, Catherine J. Bruns, Dominic Hinde, Hanna E. Morris, and Leonor Solís-Rojas

About the Event

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This virtual conversation will bring together the co-editors and three of the contributing authors of the new book entitled Climate Change and Journalism: Negotiating Rifts of Time. Guided by the overarching question of climate change journalism and its relationship to temporality, this virtual conversation will include discussions of environmental justice and slow violence, editorial interventions, and representations of ecological loss across different national, political, and religious contexts.

This event is part of Climate Week at Penn.

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About the Speakers

Henrik Bødker

Henrik Bødker is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Journalism Studies at the School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is currently working on issues of circulation and temporality in digital journalism. A monograph entitled Journalism, Time and the Digital—Continuity and Disruption (Routledge) is planned for 2021. He has, among other journals, published in Media History, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Journalism, Journalism Studies, and Digital Journalism.

Catherine J. Bruns

Catherine J. Bruns (B.A. Concordia College, M.A. James Madison University) is a Communication Studies doctoral student at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she studies water discourse. She has been published in the book Water, Rhetoric, and Social Justice: A Critical Confluence (2020), the journals Frontiers in Communication and Carolinas Communication Annual, and the textbook Cases in Public Relations: Translating Ethics Into Action (2019); her next publication is expected in the journal Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place, & Community this fall. She serves on the UMN Water Council and Twin Cities Sustainability Committee and is a 2021 recipient of the UMN President’s Student Leadership and Service Award.

Dominic Hinde

Dominic Hinde is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Glasgow and part of the Glasgow University Media Group. He previously worked as a foreign journalist across Northern Europe and is a Fellow of the Rachel Carson Center, Munich. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2015 from the University of Edinburgh.

Hanna E. Morris

Hanna E. Morris is a postdoctoral fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania where she is working on a book tentatively entitled Apocalyptic Authoritarianism: Climate Crisis, Media, and Power. Morris’s research addresses critical questions of power and the relationship between the climate crisis, media, and social change. Her research and writing have been published in various academic journals and popular media outlets including Environmental Communication, Media Theory, Reading The Pictures, and Earth Island Journal.

Leonor Solís-Rojas

Leonor Solís-Rojas leads the Environmental Communication Area of the Ecosystems & Sustainability Research Institute at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and is a Ph.D. student at the University of Navarra, Spain. Her research focuses on the audiovisual communication of climate change in social media. Solís-Rojas was the coordinator of the audiovisual division of the Mexican Society of Science Communication and is a founding member of the Mexican Network of Science Journalism.

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