October 27, 2017. Nicholas Mirzoeff (New York University, Department of Media, Culture, & Communication), Lecture: “Sinking, Sounding, Sunken, Falling: Anti-antiblackness and Earth System Crisis.” 3:00 p.m. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) 130.
See the recent story in Vice about Gabrys’ Citizen Sense project here. Her book, Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computations Planet, came out with University of Minnesota Press in 2016.
April 3, 2017: Imre Szeman (University of Alberta, Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies & Professor of English). Lecture and Graduate Workshop. Time and place TBD. His forthcoming books include, On Petrocultures: Globalization, Culture, Energy: Selected Essays, 2001-2017 (to be published in 2018) and On Empty: The Cultural Politics of Oil (which he is completing for Fordham University Press).
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.”
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.