JACOB HENRY LEVETON
Scholar of Visual Culture, Critical Theory, & Ecology. Based in Evanston, IL, USA.
Welcome to my website. Here you will find information about my research, teaching, and curatorial work. Sincerely looking forward to your thoughts, engagement, and correspondence.
Upcoming/Recent Talks, Events, Engagements
Principle Co-Investigator, CoVid-19: Critical/Creative Studies in Music, Image, and Text: a digital-medical humanities project.
Paper: "William Blake’s Book of Thel (1789):
Pollination Ecologies against Adam Smith’s Theory of Political Economy," Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies: The Green Conference, Los Angeles,
March 7, 2020 (part of session on "The Botany of Being" organized by Kirstin Ringelberg, Elon University)
EXHIBITION OPENING: "Alternate Endings: Conversations on Climate Change," Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, co-curated with Kate A. Singer (Chair, Critical Social Thought, Mount Holyoke College), and students in "Love, Sex, and Death in the Anthropocene" seminar, January 29, 2020
Lecture: "British Romanticism’s Forensic Creativities, 1800-1830," Goldsmiths Literature Seminar (GLITS), Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London, November 14, 2019
Lecture/led Workshop: "Re-Configuring Curatorial Practice at the Anthropocene’s Edge," Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, October 22, 2019
Participating Member, Third Pelion Summer Lab for Cultural Theory and Experimental Humanities, "data&power," Makrinitsa, Greece, hosted by the Department of History, Archaeology, and Social Anthropology and Laboratory of Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, August 21-31, 2019
"Alisa Andrasek's biothing: Ecological Architecture and the Materiality of the Digital between Thrice and Radiohead" (working draft available for public comment before anticipated submission to peer-view publication, June 2020)
"William Blake's חנוך ('Enoch') Lithograph: Producing the Theme of Self-Annihilation, Resisting the Politics of the Napoleonic Wars,"Essays in Romanticism (October 2018): 161-186.
"Global Warming, Local Struggles,"Medium (June 1, 2018)