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  • Hurricane Katrina and the Origins of Community

    Hurricane Katrina and the Origins of Community
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    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, “Hurricane Katrina and the Origins of […]
    Posted 11 hours ago.
  • A JOURNEY INTO GEOLOGIC TIME

    A JOURNEY INTO GEOLOGIC TIME
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    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 history (or […]
    Posted 3 weeks ago.
  • THE WORLD WITHOUT US

    THE WORLD WITHOUT US
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    This week, we embark on a thought experiment: what would happen if humans suddenly disappeared from the Earth? This journey into the improbable (but intriguing) disappearance of humans is inspired by Alan […]
    Posted February 13, 2014.