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To Reach the Spring: A Conversation with Writer Nathaniel Popkin

When: December 9, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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To Reach the Spring

Cover of To Reach the Spring

In this new book, To Reach the Spring: From Complicity to Consciousness in the Age of Eco-Crisis, award-winning writer Nathaniel Popkin grapples with our collective passivity in the face of the climate emergency. Popkin explores the moral, social, and psychological dimensions of our inaction; as species disappear and the earth drowns and burns, To Reach the Spring asks that crucial question, why? Why are we standing by? Are we paralyzed by the enormity of the problem? Are we too selfish to think of future generations? Do we simply not care enough? Join us for a conversation with Nathaniel Popkin as we dive into his new work and explore possible answers to these crucial questions. 

We will meet via a Zoom webinar at this link: https://psu.zoom.us/j/95758337047
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Meet the writer

Headshot of writer Nathaniel Popkin

Nathaniel Popkin is the author of seven books, including, To Reach The Spring: From Complicity to Consciousness in the Age of Eco-Crisis, and is the co-editor of the anthology Who Will Speak for America? Popkin co-founded the web magazine Hidden City Daily and helped pilot The Valley of the Possible, a research program and residency in southern Chile. His essays and works of criticism have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Kenyon Review, LitHub, Gulf Coast, Tablet Magazine, and Public Books.

 


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