5 Apr 2017

NY2140 at Rutgers U, New Jersey

Submitted by Kimon

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 7:30-9:45 PM

Rutgers Academic Building, 15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Kim Stanley Robinson's New York 2140 
Science and Fiction:  Envisioning our Region's Future Under Extreme Sea-Level Rise

Novelist Kim Stanley Robinson will read from and discuss his new novel, New York 2140, which presents a vision of our region in a future of extreme sea-level rise. After his talk, Robinson will join a panel of distinguished Rutgers faculty with expertise in climate science (Robert Kopp), urban planning (Clinton Andrews), urban agriculture (Laura Lawson), and the environmental humanities (Jorge Marcone)​. The panel will discuss the novel and its vision. A book signing opportunity will follow. 


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