For all our friends and followers in the Houston area, be sure to check out this reading by Eric Magrane, poet-in-residence at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The event takes place tomorrow—Thursday, March 9th—on the campus of the University of Houston!
Today at 2pm, the emboldened task force detailed with removing protesters at Oceti Sakowin camp will begin making arrests and forcible evictions. I say “emboldened” because, as we know, history has shown how violent leadership gives violent license well beyond the purview of any one leader. The model of fear and intimidation running rampant in our nation […]
FT POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, INTERIM CURATOR-ANTHROPOCENE The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is seeking a post-doctoral fellow and interim curator for the Anthropocene. This position has a limited term of two years, although there is the possibility of extension if the fellow/curator is successful and further funding is developed. The position’s primary responsibility is to work […]
CENHS is looking to update our syllabus archive, housed in the “Outreach and Teaching” section of our site. Please e-mail us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to add your syllabus (in .doc or .pdf), or to revise previously contributed syllabi. Several of our links have become inactive, so if you notice that one of yours is no longer functioning, please send […]
As the CENHS Predoctoral Fellows reflected on the past year, we devised a plan to write about our favorite podcast episodes in a blog we posted before the Holidays. As we discussed these episodes together, however, we all felt that one episode—or rather, two—deserved special notice. Standing Rock 1 and Standing Rock 2 offered a […]
POSTCARDS FROM THE ANTHROPOCENE: Unsettling the Geopolitics of Representation University of Edinburgh Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 22—24 June 2017 Keynote speakers Etienne Turpin, Jussi Parikka, Mark Dorrian, Nigel Clark, Susan Schuppli [additional keynote to be confirmed] Call for papers If the emergence of the Anthropocene implies an epistemological shift, how might this transform the way […]
Emerging into the energetic light of an early fall day, campus fresh in the heat’s recession, I find my mind wound tightly within a strange double helix of extinction discourses: on the one hand, the decline of biodiversity resulting from the historical sixth mass extinction event and on the other, the ongoing talk of the […]
On September 19th, Houston-based visual artist Josh Bernstein’s exhibit, Moon Finger, will begin its run at Devin Borden Gallery (3917 Main Street, Houston). Bernstein, a Lecturer in the Visual and Dramatic Arts department at Rice University, has produced a series of work whose past, present, and future are shaped by nonhuman forces. Take, for instance, the inspiration […]