New nature, State Library of New South Wales, Saturday, 22. February 2020

New nature
With Evelyn Araluen, James Bradley & Eve Vincent
What does it mean to write about nature in 21st century Australia? The Romantic model, embraced by Australian nature writers post-settlement, was unsuited to a continent that had been inhabited for tens of thousands of years by Aboriginal people. The rapid pace of climate change has forced a reassessment of what nature is, and how it relates to us. A new wave of Australian nature writers will redefine how to write about landscape, Country, ecology, and biosphere.
Presented in partnership with the Sydney Review of Books

Saturday, 22. February 2020, State Library of New South Wales, New nature

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