Anthropocene Tag

CFP: Alternatives to the Anthropocene

Alternatives to the Anthropocene A Call for Proposals from the Radical History Review Issue number 145 Abstract Deadline: June 1, 2021 Co-Edited by Ashley Dawson and A. Naomi Paik This issue seeks submissions that examine the voices of those who fought against the development of the Anthropocene, the geological age...

In the Making: A Symposium on Poetry and Poetics

Please join us for the symposium ‘In the Making: On Poetry and Poetics’ on Friday, 29 November 2019, from 9.30am to 4pm in E011 A3, Arts Lecture Theatre 3.  The event is free and open to the general public. Please send an abstract of 250 words...

CFP: Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction (France)

Toward Extinction, To Ward Off Extinction An International Conference organised by CECILLE (Centre d'Etudes en Civilisations, Langues et Lettres Étrangères) 7-9 November 2019 Université de Lille SHS, France Convened by: Thomas Dutoit (CECILLE), Sarah Jonckheere (CECILLE/IdA), and Laura Lainväe (EMMA) Keynote speakers: Sarah Wood, co-editor and advisory board of OLR and Angelaki,...

Hacking the Anthropocene III: What do we WANT?

The Anthropocene names a new geological epoch where “Man” is a determining cause of planetary systems change. But who and what is missing from this headline of “humans destroying the planet”? In its third iteration, Astrida Neimanis and Jennifer Mae Hamilton have invited an extraordinary...

CFP: Eating the Anthropocene (Macquarie University, 26-27 April 2018)

Eating the Anthropocene: What and how should we eat in a climate changing world? Keynote speaker: Mike Goodman (University of Reading) April 26-27, 2018 Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University Further information: https://groundworkgeop.wordpress.com/blog The meatification, standardisation, and globalisation of diets has contributed to food systems and cultures that both...

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...