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The Climate Imaginary: Preserving Cultural Heritage — with Charles J. Henry
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On the third episode of our Below the Radar series: The Climate Imaginary, our host Am Johal is joined by Charles Henry.
About Our Guest
Charles Henry is the president of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), a nonprofit organisation that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.
Charles has written dozens of publications and has received numerous grants and awards, including from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and the J. Paul Getty Trust. He received a Fulbright senior scholar grant for library sciences in New Zealand and, more recently, in China, and a Fulbright award for the study of medieval literature in Vienna, Austria. Charles has a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Columbia University, among other degrees.
CITE THIS EPISODE
Johal, Am. “The Climate Imaginary: Preserving Cultural Heritage — with Charles J. Henry — with Charles J. Henry.” Below the Radar, SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement. Podcast audio, November 15th, 2022. https://www.sfu.ca/vancity-office-community-engagement/below-the-radar-podcast/series/the-climate-imaginary/194-charles-henry.html.
ABOUT THE SERIES
As we navigate our future within the ongoing climate emergency, we seek different frameworks to help guide our learning and our actions. In Below the Radar’s The Climate Imaginary series we touch on disinformation, links between the arts and climate activism, and the challenges in making real environmental change.
To visualize a better future, Below the Radar invites guests from across artistic and academic disciplines to discuss ways of working in solidarity amidst the climate crisis. We feature conversations that range from the unique power of creative works to mobilize people, to the importance of collaboration and interdependence across fields.
The Climate Imaginary and Below the Radar are recorded on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.
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