Dr. Pasquale Verdicchio

Pasquale Verdicchio has taught film, literature, and cultural studies in the Department of Literature at the University of California San Diego since 1986. Author and translator, he has published in English the works of poets Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Atzeni, Alda Merini, and most recently Vivian Lamarque’s The Golden Man(Ekstasis Editions, 2016). His own poetry collections include The House is Past (Guernica, 2000) and This Nothing’s Place (Guernica, 2008). His Ecocritical Approaches to Italian Culture and Literature:The Denatured Wild was published in 2016 by Lexington. He is the recipient of the 2015 Muir Environmental Fellowship by Muir College, UCSD.

Events with Dr. Pasquale Verdicchio

EcoDharma: Rediscovering Our Environmental Wisdom
April 4, 2020

“When human beings lose their connection to nature, to heaven and earth, then they do not know how to nurture their environment or how to rule their world – which is saying the same thing. Human beings destroy their ecology at the same time that they destroy each other. From that perspective, healing our society goes hand in hand with healing our personal, elemental connection with the phenomenal world.” -Chögyam Trungpa. One of our age’s most pressing issues is humankind’s relationship to its environment. In this program we will discuss aspects of environmental concern that may at times be divisive,…