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.
This week we focused on Integral Ecology with An Overview of Integral Ecology by Sean Esbjorn- Hargens and Michael Zimmerman. As there are currently over 200 unique areas of study […]
Clark closes Inhuman Nature with a look at hospitality while keeping a close eye on the history of the shapers of our given world. Those who have come before have […]
As we reach the close of Inhuman Nature, we finally begin to gain a sense for what Nigel Clark’s radical project is trying to do. I see it as instilling […]
This week, we will return to our reading of Nigel Clark’s book “Inhuman Nature”. In particular, we will focus our attention on chapters 6, 7, and 8. In Chapter 6, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Throughout this semester, our discussions have continually eluded to the idea of “geologic time”. In essence, a geologist’s definition of time is one that encompasses the entire duration of Earth’s […]