Call for fellows: Rachel Carson Center in Munich 2017-8

Posted on Dec 20, 2016
Call for fellows: Rachel Carson Center in Munich 2017-8

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2017-18 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The RCC’s fellowship program is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. The center will award fellowships to scholars from a variety of countries and disciplines. Applicants’ research […]

2 ERC-FUNDED PHD SCHOLARSHIPS: ENERGY ETHICS at University of St Andrews

Posted on Nov 13, 2016
2 ERC-FUNDED PHD SCHOLARSHIPS: ENERGY ETHICS at University of St Andrews

2 ERC-FUNDED PHD SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE ENERGY ETHICS at University of St Andrews   The Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews (UK) is advertising 2 PhD scholarships (4 years, full time, 100% UK/EU fee waiver with maintenance stipend of approx. £14,296/year (equivalent to a RCUK stipend) and conference/research expenses) to participate in […]

JÓN GNARR RETURNS TO HOUSTON!

Posted on Nov 4, 2016
JÓN GNARR RETURNS TO HOUSTON!

From Rice University News: Jón Gnarr, the Icelandic comedian, writer and former mayor of Reykjavík, will return to Houston in January as part of a new joint energy and environmental arts residency program established by Rice University’s Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS) and the University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods […]

Liberate Tate is coming to Houston! Oct 21-22

Posted on Sep 24, 2016
Liberate Tate is coming to Houston! Oct 21-22

Performance Lecture, Houston, Texas: When: Friday, October 21, 7pm – 9pm – FREE Where: Art League, 1953 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006 Creative Workshop, Houston, Texas: When: Saturday, October 22, 11am – 2pm – FREE Where: Alabama Song, 2521 Oakdale St, Houston, TX 77004 RSVP to liberatetate@gmail.com (participation limited to 30) Liberate Tate is on […]

CFP: Loanwords to Live With: An Ecotopian Lexicon Against the Anthropocene

Posted on Sep 21, 2016
CFP: Loanwords to Live With: An Ecotopian Lexicon Against the Anthropocene

Call for Submissions for Edited Book Loanwords to Live With: An Ecotopian Lexicon Against the Anthropocene Edited by Brent Ryan Bellamy, Chantal Bilodeau and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson Deadline for Abstracts: November 15 With the recent Paris agreement, an emerging global climate justice movement, and the vast transformations of climate change becoming more and more evident, it […]

9/25: Tania Mouraud’s FATA MORGANA film screening and discussion

Posted on Sep 21, 2016
9/25: Tania Mouraud’s FATA MORGANA film screening and discussion

Filming Oil Refineries in Texas: Screening and Roundtable with Tania Mouraud Date: September 25, 2016 Time: 5:30-7:00 (**A wine and cheese reception will be held before the screening at 5pm**) Location: Rice Cinema, Houston, TX   In conjunction with her new exhibition “Everyday Ogres” at The University of Texas at Austin’s Visual Arts Center, visiting […]

A discussion with Amitav Ghosh “Shanghai Encounter: Talking about the Unthinkable”

Posted on Sep 14, 2016
A discussion with Amitav Ghosh “Shanghai Encounter: Talking about the Unthinkable”

Shanghai Encounter: Talking about the Unthinkable A discussion with Amitav Ghosh, the author of The Great Derangement (2016) By Jing Wang, PhD candidate, Anthropology Department at Rice University Amitav Ghosh is a global writer who weaves historical imagination into his unique literary narratives. He was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh and […]