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The Underwater Realm

How has the underwater environment been represented and imagined in Western science and the arts since the Englightenment? The ‘Underwater Realm” workshop brings together scholars from across the world for an intensive, one-day consideration of this question, examining media ranging from scientific documents to popular film and television.

Participants include:

Margaret Cohen, Jonathan Lamb, Ian McCalman, Helen Rozwadowski, Stacy Alaimo, Franziska Torma, Alistair Sponsel, Ann Elias, Joshua Wodak, Kirsten Wehner, Linda Williams, Hanna Roman, Killian Quigley and Mary McCombie.

Please visit the event website for more information about the event and speaker bios.



Monday, May 18, 2015. 09:15AM


Stanford Humanities Center


Visualizing the Oceans (Stanford Humanities Center and the Stanford Art Institute), Vanderbilt University, The Sydney Environment Institute (University of Sydney)



Free and open to the public.