The University of Texas Humanities Institute and Planet Texas 2050 will hold a Difficult Dialogues public panel on “Climate Change, Social Infrastructure, and Inequality,”featuring Eric Klinenberg, PhD, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. Dr. Klinenberg’s talk and panel discussion will be one of two public panels co-sponsored by the Humanities Institute and Planet Texas 2050 that will discuss the environment.
Dr. Klinenberg’s books, Heat Wave (2002) and Palaces for the People (2018) will be sold and signed before the event at 6:30pm. Dr. Klinenberg’s talk will begin at 7pm, followed by remarks from the evening’s discussant, Dr. Katherine Lieberknecht, Assistant Professor in UT’s School of Architecture, as well as audience dialogue moderated by Dr. Pauline Strong, Director of the Humanities Institute.
This event is free and open to public. Light refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP here if you would like to attend Dr. Klinenberg’s talk.
Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research through Planet Texas 2050 and by the Humanities Institute through the Barron Ulmer Kidd Centennial Lectureship