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Heidi J. Hutner Associate Professor, Director of the Sustainability Studies Program English College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

W0521 Melville Library

Stony Brook, 11794

631/632-5360

Biography

Heidi Hutner teaches and writes about environmental literature and film, environmental justice, ecofeminism, ecocriticism, and media. Recently, her work expanded to include a larger range of environmental issues as they are represented in literature, film, and other media, such as global warming and climate change, radioactive nuclear pollution, food/agricultural and animal rights, and general sustainability and energy issues.

Education

  • PhD and MA, University of Washington
  • BA, Hunter College

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Winter 2018 Primary Instructor EGL 276 Feminism: Lit & Cultrl Contxts
Winter 2018 Primary Instructor WST 276 Feminism: Lit & Cultrl Contxts
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor EGL 324 Ecofeminism, Literature & Film
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor EHM 322 Ecofeminism, Literature & Film
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor EHM 487 Research/Environmental Human
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor ENS 488 Internship in Envir Studies
Summer 2017 Primary Instructor EHM 487 Research/Environmental Human
Summer 2017 Primary Instructor EHM 488 Internship/Environmental Hum
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor EGL 319 Ecology and Evolution/Amer Lit
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor EHM 487 Research/Environmental Human
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor SBC 321 Ecology and Evolution/Amer Lit
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor EHM 487 Research/Environmental Human
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 325 Env. Writing and the Media
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor EGL 390 Topics/Lit & Cultr Studies
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor EHM 321 Utopia, Dystopia:EnvironLitCul
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor EHM 488 Internship/Environmental Hum
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor EGL 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor SBC 325 Env. Writing and the Media
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor EGL 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor SBC 321 Ecology and Evolution/Amer Lit
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor EGL 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor SBC 325 Env. Writing and the Media
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor SBC 488 Internship
Summer 2014 Primary Instructor SBC 488 Internship
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor EGL 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor EHM 487 Research/Environmental Human
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor HIS 357 Topics in History
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SUS 350 Topics in Sustainability
Winter 2014 Primary Instructor EHM 487 Research/Environmental Human
Summer 2013 Primary Instructor EGL 585 Topics in Cultural Studies
Summer 2013 Primary Instructor SUS 350 Topics in Sustainability
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor EGL 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor SBC 321 Ecology and Evolution/Amer Lit
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor SBC 488 Internship

Scholarly Activities

Activity Title Date
Presentation/Paper at another Univ. “Maternal Anti-Nuclear History.” St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russia, Summer, 2012. 2012-02
Seminar Ecofeminism I taught an Ecofeminism summer seminar through the Stony Brook program in St. Petersburg, Russia. 2012-02
Festival Participation Participated in the Environmental Tent with my students from summer session SBC 321 at the Clearwater Revival Festival 2012
Lecture “Feminism and Anti-Nuclear Mothers.” Green Festival. NYC, Spring, 2012. Public Lecture, NYC 2012
Lecture “After Fukishima: Nuclear Power and Public Health.” Humanities Institute, Stony Brook University. Fall 2011 2011-12
Lecture “Mothers and Anti-Nuclear Activism.” With Susan Griffin, Medea Benjamin and others. Poets and Busboys, Washington, DC. Fall, 2011. 2011-12
Lecture “Sandra Steingraber’s Ecofeminism and Cancer: An Introduction to Living Downstreamthe Film.” Humanities Institute, Stony Brook University. Spring 2011. 2011
Other Assisted Japanese women with various presentations and actions regarding the Fukushima 3/11 disaster. Ongoing. Community support. 2011
Presentation/Paper at a conference “Nuclear Mothers, and Nuclear Films.” NEMLA, Rutgers University, Spring, 2011. 2011
Other Keynote Speaker: Keynote Address: ARM Conference. “Ecofeminism and Mothering in Literature and Film.” Toronto. 2009-12
Other "Long Island Sound" (A Poem)

Professional Service

Service Title Date
Service on Editorial Boards MIRCI Editorial Board for J.2.1 edition on Environmental Literature 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards TerraSpheres 2010 - 2011

University Service

Service Title Date
College/University Committee Earthstock 2011 - 2012
Community Activity Assisting Japanese women in NYC with various projects post-Fukushima. 2011 - 2012
Departmental Committee Graduate Admissions- English Department 2011 - 2012
College/University Committee Earthstock Committee 2010 - 2011
College/University Committee Humanitites Institute Cilmates Committee 2010 - 2011
College/University Committee Women's and Gender Studies Board 2010 - 2011
Departmental Committee Undergraduate English Committee 2010 - 2011

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