Vin Nardizzi is Associate Professor of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia. His first book, Wooden Os: Shakespeare’s Theatres and England’s Trees (Toronto, 2013), recently appeared in paperback. A collection of essays co-edited with Tiffany Jo Werth, Premodern Ecologies in the Modern Literary Imagination, will appear in 2019 from the University of Toronto Press; also forthcoming is a special issue on “Premodern Plants” for the journal Postmedieval that he has co-edited with Robert W. Barrett, Jr. He is working on two book-length projects: the first is called “Marvellous Vegetables: Plants and the Poetry of Description in the English Renaissance”; the second is called “Environmental Keywords for the Seventeenth Century.” He is currently the Director of the Oecologies project. In 2021 he will be organizing “Sky” at UBC in Vancouver.
Since October 2018, he has been a participant in the project Earth, Sea, Sky: an Environmental Humanities Research Network, funded by the TORCH International Partnership Scheme.