Karen E. Pinkus

Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature/Romance Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

269 Klarman Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Karen E. Pinkus

Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature/Romance Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Italian culture; Italian cinema; humanities and climate change; environmental humanities; critical theory

Current Research Interest

Humanities approaches to climate change; Italian politics of the 1960s

Distinction

Atkinson Center Faculty Fellowship for Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Arts
Editor of Diacritics

Selected Publications

Pinkus, Karen. Fuel. A Speculative Dictionary. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Pross, 2016.

Pinkus, Karen. “Humans and Fuels, Bíos and Zōe.” In A Cultural History of Climate Change, edited by Tom Ford and Tom Bristow, pp. 128-137. London: Routledge, 2016.

Cornell Research Website Article

Climate Change and the Humanities