Anna Tsing, Professor of Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz, presents “Feral Geographies: Living in the Plantationocene”
November 11th, 4:00-5:30PM, Reception to follow
Sewall Hall 309, Rice University, Houston, TX
Anna Tsing, Professor of Anthropology at UC Santa Cruz, is the author of award-winning books such as, Friction: An ethnography of global connection (Princeton 2005), In the Realm of the Diamond Queen: Marginality in an Out-of-the-Way Place (Princeton 1994), and most recently, The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins (Princeton 2015). Tsing is also a collaborator in the Matsutake World Research Group, investigating the global scientific, ecological, and commercial connections involving matsutake mushrooms.