Anthropocene Tag

CFP: Shifting States conference,11-15 December 2017, University of Adelaide

Shifting States Anthropology conference 11-15 December 2017, University of Adelaide Three anthropology associations (AAS, ASA and ASAANZ) are collaborating to put on an international conference in December 2017, bringing together anthropologists and members from across Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Commonwealth and beyond. The call for papers is...

Film Screening: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Monday 5 June 2017 | 4.30pm OLD GEOLOGY LECTURE THEATRE | SCIENCE ROAD | UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Links: Further information / Tickets In partnership with SYDNEY IDEAS, the Sydney Environment Institute will be screening the full-length film ‘A Plastic Ocean’. The award-winning film, created by the global network...

Weathering the Apocalypse (Survival Skills Workshop)

Workshop Part of the cluster of events known as Hacking the Anthropocene is Weathering the Apocalypse (Survival Skills workshop). This event is on Monday May 29 at the River Canoe Club of NSW in Tempe. We invite participants to challenge dominant survivalist narratives of militant self-fortification and...

Climate Change and the Quest for Transformative Fictions (Public Lecture)

Public Lecture In association with the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies and in collaboration with SEI (Sydney Environment Institute). Climate Change and the Quest for Transformative Fictions is a public lecture by Professor Stephanie Le Menager, with Professor Christopher Wright as respondent, chaired by Dr Jennifer...

Environmental Humanities – volume 5 now available

We're very pleased to announce that volume 5 of Environmental Humanities is now available online. http://environmentalhumanities.org It's a huge volume, including seven papers in the main section, two provocation pieces, a special section on representing the Anthropocene, and the first instalment of our new Living Lexicon for...

“Anthropocene.” Photograph by Jason deCaires Taylor.
Rob Nixon “The Anthropocene: The Promise and Pitfalls of an Epochal Idea”

The Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE), a research center within the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently launched a new blog titled, Edge Effects. Australian Environmental Humanities researchers will be interested in its content. In the lead up to the Anthropocene Slam: A...