Anthropocene Working Group members Tony Barnosky and Jan Zalasiewicz have weighed in on the debate elicited by Kieran Suckling’s Against the Anthropocene. The continued debate can be read here.
Kieran Suckling’s article “Against the Anthropocene,” posted over at sister blog Immanence, should be of interest to readers of this blog.
The video is here. The introduction is here. First, a suggestion for listening to Haraway (for those who haven’t done that before): If you can’t follow her, that’s okay. She […]
Here are a few thoughts to get us started in discussing Chapter 2 (and what follows) of Inhuman Nature. I’m also copying Harlan’s notes from the comments section of the […]
Here is where we will be conversing about Making the Geologic Now. New posts will be added in the comments section below.
Picking up on the commentary in the previous post, much of today’s discussion focused on temporality, and specifically on the following themes: (1) Acceleration We discussed the acceleration of time […]
For next week we will be reading the following. (Note that I’ve decided to leave aside the DeLanda reading we had discussed at our meeting, and instead to begin working […]
This week we’re reading the following: 1. Eileen Crist, “On the Poverty of Our Nomenclature. Environmental Humanities 3 (2013), 129-147. 2. Ben Dibley, ” ‘The Shape of Things to Come’: […]
Here are a couple of initial readings to get us going. Zalasiewicz, J., M. Williams, W. Steffen, P. Crutzen, “The New World of the Anthropocene,” Environmental Science & Technology Viewpoint […]
A(S)CENE is a blog dedicated to discussions of the Anthropo(s)cene — the scene of humanity’s ascendance to a biogeological force — and of what might follow it. It begins as […]