Jakob von Uexküll Lectures
Jakob von Uexküll Lectures are organised by the Department of Semiotics of the University of Tartu, and Jakob von Uexküll Centre.
April 30, 2014, Tartu.
Prof. Wendy Wheeler – The Carrying: Material Frames and Immaterial Meanings
See the lecture at UTTV.
Wendy Wheeler is a Professor of English Literature and Cultural Inquiry at the London Metropolitan University, and a Visiting Professor in the Environmental Humanities and the Arts at the University of Oregon in the USA and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.
She is the author of books A New Modernity? Change in Science, Literature and Politics (1999), The Whole Creature: Complexity, Biosemiotics and the Evolution of Culture (2006).
She has been an Editor (jointly with Jeremy Gilbert) of New Formations: A Journal of Culture/Theory/Politics.
She edited special issues for this journal, on ecocriticism, and animal studies, and also a special issue for Green Letters on ecophenomenology and the sacred practices.
She has edited the Living book on Biosemiotics.
Currently, she is completing a new book The Flame and Its Shadow: Reflections on Nature and Culture from a Biosemiotic Perspective.