Lisa Ottum is Associate Professor of English at Xavier University, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is co-editor of Wordsworth and the Green Romantics: Affect and Ecology in the Nineteenth Century (University of New Hampshire Press, 2016) and has written numerous articles on the intersections of ecocriticism, affect studies, Romantic-era literature, and contemporary environmental education. Her talk is titled "The Deep Time Life Kit: Thinking Tools for the Anthropocene." This public lecture will take place in the Library Tower East Room. A social gathering will follow at The Tipping Point.