TENTATIVE PROGRAM (details to be confirmed & subject to change)


  • October: Feverish World video installations (Cohen Hall, UVM)
  • Oct 15-26: The Color of Crude, video exhibition by Torkwase Dyson (Francis Colburn Gallery, Williams Hall, UVM)
  • Oct 11-Dec 8: Lionel Delevingne, To The Village Square: from Montague to Fukushima: 1975-2014 (exhibition of photographs, McCarthy Art Gallery, St. Michael’s College)
  • Oct 19-Feb 9: Becoming Human, intermedia exhibition by Pauline Jennings (Roth Room, 2nd Floor, Burlington City Arts Center)

Pre-Symposium Events

  • Tue Oct 16 6 pm: Michele Burgess, Reconfiguring the Markings of Time: The Stratigraphic Archives (Billings Library Special Collections, UVM)
  • Thur Oct 18 5:30-6:30 pm: Lionel Delevingne, To the Village Square: from Montague to Fukushima, reception & artist talk (McCarthy Art Gallery, St. Michael’s College)
  • Fri Oct 19 6 pm: Pauline Jennings, Becoming Human exhibition reception (BCA Center)

Saturday October 20

  • 10 am-4:30 pm: TentWorks / TentTalks (UVM campus & other sites)
  • 10 am-12:30 pm: Pauline Jennings, Seeking Nourishment (performative urban wilderness game; various sites in downtown Burlington; limited spaces, please pre-register online)
  • 2:00 pm: Nele Azevedo, Minimum Monument (time-based ice sculpture installation, City Hall steps overlooking City Hall Park, downtown Burlington)
  • 2:30-3:30 pm: Anne Bourne, Deep Listening walk and sounding (meet in City Hall Park by the Minimum Monument ice sculpture; advance registration recommended)
  • 3:30-4:30 pm: Linda Weintraub, Fire Workshop (to explore the relationship between energy combustion, global temperature, and humanity; site TBD, advance registration recommended)
  • 5-6 pm: The Call and Feverish World Ex Umbris Parade, church bell soundscape compositions by David Neiweem (gather on Church Street outside Burlington City Arts; procession up Church St. to Cherry St. to Battery St., downtown Burlington)
  • 6:00-6:30 pm: Sunset Gathering and Ceremony, Battery Park extension at Cherry Street
  • 8:00 pm: Disfeverishment/Refugia: musical performances by David Rothenberg, Anne Bourne, and others TBA (Contois Auditorium, City Hall)

Sunday October 21

  • 10-10:30 am: Symposium Opening Assembly (Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM)
  • 10:30-12 noon: Situating Ourselves in a Feverish World panel, with Chard deNiord, Adrian Ivakhiv, Fred Wiseman, and others (Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM)
  • 12-2 pm: TentWorks / TentTalks (lunch available from food trucks, UVM main campus)
  • 2-3:30 pm: Complexity, Mutualism, Ecopolitics panel, with Natalie Jeremijenko, Jonathan Harris, and others (Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM)
  • 3:30-4:15 pm: TentWorks, Tea Time (UVM main campus)
  • 4:15-5:45 pm: Fever Dreams: Nature, Art, Music, keynote panel with David Rothenberg and Linda Weintraub (Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM)
  • 6-7:30 pm: Weather Warlock sunset performance (Champlain Room & Terrace, Champlain College)
  • 9 pm & on: Truth Tango, talk/performance by Natalie Jeremijenko, with fog machines, lasers, and tango (location TBA)

Monday October 22

  • 9-10:45 am: TextWorks roundtables (concurrent): (1) Transdisciplinary Strategies for a Feverish World; (2) Art Versus Ecocide in a Feverish World (papers shared ahead for pre-registered participants) (Davis Center, UVM)
  • 10:45-12 noon: Intervening into a Feverish World panel, with Nele Azevedo, Aviva Rahmani, Bron Taylor, and others (Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM)
  • 12-2 pm: TentWorks / TentTalks
  • 2-3:45 pm: Feverish World Plenary Roundtable with Bruno Latour, Natalie Jeremijenko, David Rothenberg, Torkwase Dyson, Linda Weintraub, Bron Taylor, and others, facilitated by Anne Strainchamps and Steve Paulson (Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM)
  • 4-6 pm: Burack Distinguished Lecture: The Politics of Gaia, by Bruno Latour, with facilitated audience and guest participation by NPR To the Best of Our Knowledge co-host Steve Paulson (Ira Allen Chapel, UVM)
  • 7-8:30 pm: Molly Ruprecht Lecture with Torkwase Dyson (title TBA) and Symposium Closing (Ira Allen Chapel, UVM)