“What Is The Geography Of Energy?”

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This is a free, ticketed event. Get tickets on the registration page: bit.ly/2hXg0TO

Doors will open at 6 PM.

Ticket holders must arrive before 6:20 PM to claim their seats.

This year's Michael Hough/Ontario Association of Landscape Architects Visiting Critic, Pierre Bélanger, will be joined by Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jessica F. Green for the lecture “What is the Geography of Energy?” Presented by the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto.

“What is the Geography of Energy?” will explore how landscapes of energy govern the planet, including how we conceptualize relationships between human intervention and the natural environment, the politics of these equations, and art/design practices that aestheticize (or naturalize/facilitate) destruction.

Pierre Bélanger

As a Canadian-American Landscape Architect and Urban Planner, Pierre Bélanger is Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and Co-Director of the Master in Design Studies (MDes) Program Area in Urbanism, Landscape, and Ecology with urban geographer Neil Brenner and design engineer Bobby Pietrusko. Cross-appointed with the Advanced Studies Program in Design and the Canada Program at the Harvard Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Bélanger teaches and writes on subjects at the intersection of territory, history, infrastructure, media, conflict, and power.

Jessica F. Green

Jessica F. Green is Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at NYU. She received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Her research seeks to understand the ways that global institutions, both public and private, can address global environmental problems. She is the author of Rethinking Private Authority: Agents and Entrepreneurs in Global Environmental Governance. Published in 2014 by Princeton University Press, it has received awards from the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association for the best book in environmental politics and policy, as well as the Levine Prize for its contribution to public policy and administration. She has published in journals including International Organization, Global Environmental Politics, and Governance. She also contributes to the Monkey Cage, a political science blog published by the Washington Post. Before entering the academy, she was a policy analyst at United Nations University in Tokyo and New York.
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