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About Christopher Schaberg

Christopher Schaberg is Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans. His new book is Searching for the Anthropocene: A Journey into the Environmental Humanities (Bloomsbury, 2019).
Latest Posts | By Christopher Schaberg
The Need for Speed
3 months ago

The Need for Speed

Glance at any major news source homepage right now, and you’re bound to see a headline photo of mask-clad passengers being temperature scanned while in line for their flights, or …
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Lone Wolf Theory
3 years ago

Lone Wolf Theory

What is a lone wolf?

We have heard this phrase a lot over the past week. It is used to signify that someone has operated without clear political or ideological …
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Tick Thinking
3 years ago

Tick Thinking

This probably isn’t the essay about ticks that you want to read. Popular takes on ticks cast them as sinister enemies of our species, and offer tips and advice for …
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Awkward Aeronautics and the Metaphysics of Friction
5 years ago

Awkward Aeronautics and the Metaphysics of Friction

Spoiler alert, in a sense

In the newest installment of Star Wars, “The Force Awakens,” I was struck by a minor detail that recurred throughout the film: the awkward aeronautics …
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