Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts

Sustainability

Hester Blum

Hester Blum

Arts and Humanities
Professor
• English
Hester Blum

Research Description

My most recent book, The News at the Ends of the Earth: The Print Culture of Polar Exploration, examines polar expeditionary newspapers and other forms of knowledge that circulate geophysical and climatic extremity. I am at work on a new book, Ice Ages, about the temporalities of ice in an epoch of anthropogenic climate change.

Teaching Description

I teach classes on environmental humanities, oceanic studies, polar humanities, and climate fiction.

Arts and Humanities

Keywords:

Environmental Humanities
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Polar Humanities
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Climate Fiction