Re-posted from Immanence: Since it’s the Holocene that has provided the conditions for the (human-led) biogeochemical experimentation that has now likely achieved a runaway state, and since “Holocene” was never anything […]
Rachel Jones at Seven Days has written a nice piece on the 6X Howl organized by BASTA! in connection with Sixth Extinction author Elizabeth Kolbert’s visit to the University of Vermont. […]
Here are my meeting notes from the February 17 meeting of BASTA!: Bridging the Arts, Sciences, and Theoretical Humanities for the Anthropocene Location: Bittersweet House, 12:00-1:00 pm; approx. 14 in […]
McKenzie Wark gets at some very important issues in what we might call “the ontology of the Anthropocene” in this review of Jason Moore’s book Capitalism in the Web of Life.
BASTA! stands for “Bridging the Arts, Sciences, and Theoretical Humanities for the Anthropocene.” (See here for more information.) It’s the informal name under which a group of Burlington academics and activists […]
Here’s the call I sent out a few weeks ago to several individuals and groups at the University of Vermont and in the broader Burlington, Vermont, area. More information will […]
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.
Katie Holten- Nothing from nothing CH 31 Katie Holten created an exhibit for the New Orleans Museum of art in 2012 titled Drawn to the Edge. The title encapsulated […]
Last week, Lee led us through an exercise that helped to contextualize the minuteness of the period in which humans (and modern life on Earth) have existed. Dovetailing off of […]