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The Ecology and the Humanities Working Group presents:

“Ecology and the Consumer Trap”
with John Bellamy Foster (University of Oregon) and Brett Clark (North Carolina State University)

Thursday, April 22, 2010
5:30 PM

John Hope Franklin Center Room 240
Duke University Central Campus

A Q+A and reception will follow the talk.

John Bellamy Foster teaches in the Department of Sociology at the University of Oregon and is the author of Ecology Against Capitalism (2002), Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature (2000), and The Vulnerable Planet: A Short Economic History of the Environment (2000). He is one of the editors of Monthly Review (

Brett Clark is an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology at North Carolina State University and is the author (with John Bellamy Foster and Richard York) of The Critique of Intelligent Design: Materialism Versus Creationism From Antiquity to the Present (2008) and, forthcoming, The Ecological Rift.

The Ecology and the Humanities Working Group has been sponsored by the Franklin Humanities Institute and is directed by the editors of Polygraph 22: “Ecology and Ideology.” This is our final event of the semester.

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