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 […]

CFP: Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery (ASLE 2017)

Posted on Sep 7, 2016
CFP: Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery (ASLE 2017)

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Twelfth Biennial Conference, June 20 – 24, 2017 Wayne State University Detroit, Michigan http://asle2017.clas.wayne.edu   Eve: So this is your wilderness. Detroit. Adam: Everybody left. Eve: What’s that? Adam: It’s the Packard plant, where they once built the most beautiful cars in […]