"This World and the Next: Storytelling and Real Life in an Uncertain Era," with Jeff VanderMeer

407 S. Jefferson St. Pensacola, FL

The Experience UWF Downtown Lecture Series and UWF’s STEAM2020 presents the STEAM2020 opening keynote address with Jeff VanderMeer, award-winning and New York Times best selling author. VanderMeer’s radical narratives reposition science, fiction, and nonhuman perspectives with an eye toward finding new ways to think about our world. Here, he will explore what it means to be a storyteller in the age of climate crisis and how this overlaps with other disciplines. Event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are not required, but seating is limited and based on first-come basis. This series is presented by the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, sponsored by UWF Equity & Diversity and is funded, in part, by the John C. Pace Symposium Series.