Past Events 2017 – 2016

February 6-7, 2017: Bruce Braun (University of Minnesota, Department of Geography, Environment, & Society): “Fractured lives: geology and precarity in the North Dakota oil fields.” Lecture and workshop.  Co-sponsored by the Humanities Working Group on The Anthropocene.

February 2, 2017: The Problem of the Human. Research Commons. 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.


January 19, 2017:  Jason W. Moore (SUNY-Binghamton).  Workshop on his essay, “The Capitalocene, Part I: On the Nature and Origins of Our Ecological Crisis.”

FALL 2016:

November 2, 2016: Anthropocene: The Movie.  Screening and discussion with director Stephen Bradshaw.  The Gateway Film Center, 7:00 p.m.  View more info about the event and the trailer here


December 1 2016:  Allen MacDuffie (University of Texas-Austin Department of English): “Energy, Ecology, and Breaking Bad’s Unsustainability.”  4:00 p.m.  Place TBA.  Co-sponsored with the Department of English.

December 2, 2016:  Workshop with Allen MacDuffie on Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable and Breaking Bad.  10:00 a.m.  Place TBA. Co-sponsored with the Department of English.

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