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Dr. Stankomir Nicieja, Professor of English Language and Literature of the University of Opole, gives a lecture at the University of Mazandaran.

Dr. Stankomir Nicieja, Professor of English Language and Literature of the University of Opole gave a lecture in the University of Mazandaran entitled " Climate Change and Narrative Fiction: Representations of Climate Change in Novels and Films

Professor Nicieja began his lectures by introducing Poland and the city of Opole. He further talked about climate change and then gave a brief explanation why it is a complex and important issue. Professor Nicieja, by quoting Ms. Naomi Klein, described this as a challenging issue for our planet. Moreover, he explained the issue of climate change with respect to other fields of study, such as social networks, cinema, art, literature, and video games. He also discussed the novel and climate change and this subject as a modern phenomenon which has recently been at the center of writers and critics’ attention

  

The main focus of his lecture was on climate change with respect to the cinema. He emphasized the importance of this issue through providing some example of a number of movies related to climate change. He added, due to the dominant capitalist system and the nature of Hollywood consumption culture, little attention is paid to climate change and environmental issues in global media by bringing examples from social and political activities for publicizing the issue of climate change

Dr. Stankomir Nicieja, Professor of English Language and Literature of the University of Opole

As an instance, he made mention of the efforts made by the young Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, who attracted people"s attention to environmental problems 

and also the GND project by US congressmen for protecting the environment. At the end of the event, students asked Dr. Stankomir Nicieja some questions

 swedish girl who started a mass movement across europe during the last one and a half months

 It is worth noting that this lecture was welcomed by teachers and students. Dr. Stankomir Nicieja will continue to attend classes English Department


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