Karen Pinkus is a professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at Cornell University and the chair of the Faculty Advisory Board of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. She has widely written on climate change and the humanities, as well as on literary theory, visual arts, Italian culture, and cinema. Her books include Bodily Regimes: Italian Advertising under Fascism and Alchemical Mercury: A Theory of Ambivalence.
“Star Trek: Discovery” and the Dream of Future Fuels
Karen Pinkus contemplates “Star Trek: Discovery” and the future of fuel....