Anthropocene Tag

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...

Life after the Anthropocene Seminar Series (Oxford) – Nov 2014 – May 2015

An interdisciplinary seminar series for 2014-2015 (http://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/anthropocene) Organisers: Jamie Lorimer and Jamie Castell Theme The Anthropocene heralds a new epoch, initiated once humans became a geological force. It marks a planetary event: the moment when the ‘earth system’ tipped out of Holocene. This transition jeopardises the conditions that enabled...