Swimming into the Blue Humanities

From the shipwrecked swims of Odysseus and Robinson Crusoe to the immersive poetry of Byron and Whitman, swimming captures the human experience of environmental alienation.

In this recording, SEI welcomes visiting scholar Professor Steve Mentz for his keynote lecture, ‘Swimming Into the Blue Humanities’.


00:00   Welcome and Introduction – Killian Quigley
05:15   Keynote Lecture – Steve Mentz
54:21   Q&A


Dr Killian Quigley (Intro), Sydney Environment Institute
Professor Steve Mentz, St John’s University, New York

This event was held at the University of Sydney on Tuesday 29 October, 2019.

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