is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Harvard University, is a prizewinning author, educator, public speaker, and institution builder in the arts and humanities. His writings, which include a dozen books and anthologies and over sixty articles and essays, range from philosophy and theater to world literature and have been translated into many languages. Through his best-selling Norton Anthology of World Literature and his HarvardX MOOC Masterpieces of World Literature, he has brought four thousand years of literature to audiences across the globe.
was born in Austria and trained at the Vienna State Opera Ballet School and English National Ballet School. From 2002 she has worked as a dancer and choreographer across Europe and the USA. Since graduating from Harvard University in 2013, she focuses on creating artistically innovative, impact driven arts projects that link the humanities and sciences to solve global challenges. In 2015 she became the first Research Associate for Science and Arts at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), since 2018 she leads the Science and Art Project. She explores how artistic and scientific processes can be connected to tackle global challenges more effectively and support transformations to sustainability.
is a Montreal-born, New York-based playwright and translator whose work focuses on the intersection of science, policy, art, and climate change. She is the Artistic Director of The Arctic Cycle, an organization that uses theatre to foster conversation about our global climate crisis, create an empowering vision of the future and encourage people to take action; the founder of the blog and international network Artists & Climate Change; and a co-founder of Climate Change Theatre Action, a worldwide series of readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings.
is a Chinese-American theater artist and co-director of Superhero Clubhouse, uniting ecology and theater to enact justice, cultivate hope, and inspire a thriving future. With SHC: she is the playwright and co-creator of Mammelephant (The New Ohio / HERE Arts Center) the program director of The Living Stage NYC (University Settlement), and a co-creator of PLUTO (no longer a play), (The Brick) and JUPITER (a play about power), (La MaMa). She is also a lead teaching artist with Big Green Theater, a SHC & Bushwick Starr after-school eco-playwriting program. Recent performances: The Space Between The Letters (UTR at The Public), some higher glimmer in a landscape of flat (Collapsible Hole), 36 Peaks (Baryshnikov Arts Center), and Holidays In/Coyote (The Tank).
founded Superhero Clubhouse in 2007 as a homebase for experimenting with the intersection of theater and environmental crises. His first play, URANUS (a play about waste), launched what would become the Planet Plays, a series of nine interconnected stories about the Anthropocene. In 2009 Jeremy became the program and production director of Big Green Theater, the eco-playwriting program for Bushwick youth that Superhero Clubhouse runs annually in partnership with The Bushwick Starr.