Liberate Tate is coming to Houston! Oct 21-22

Posted by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 […]

An Opening to Imagine the Present: A Conversation with Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016
An Opening to Imagine the Present: A Conversation with Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian

CENHS faculty Cymene Howe and anthropologist Anand Panadian sit down for an interview with Caroline Picard from Bad at Sports on their latest endeavor, Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen from Cultural Anthropology. Read here!

“Energy Futures” postdoc position at NTNU (Norway)

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016
“Energy Futures” postdoc position at NTNU (Norway)

Postdoctoral Fellow in social anthropology https://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/126469/postdoctoral-fellow-in-social-anthropology There is a temporary 2-year position available at the Department of Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management (NTNU) as Postdoctoral Fellow in social anthropology. This fixed-term position has the primary goal of qualifying for work in professional academic chair positions. The Department of Social Anthropology currently […]

Technosphere Issues in an Anthropocene Curriculum

Posted by on May 10, 2016
Technosphere Issues in an Anthropocene Curriculum

The following is a reflection from CENHS predoctoral fellow and sociocultural anthropology Phd student, Eliot Storer, on his experience as a participant in the Haus Der Kulturen De Welt’s THE ANTHROPOCENE CURICULUM II: The Technosphere Issue from April 12-23rd in Berlin. April 2016: I left my home in the sub-tropical Anthropocene City of Houston for […]

Anna Tsing, “Feral Geographies” Nov. 11 at Rice

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015
Anna Tsing, “Feral Geographies” Nov. 11 at Rice

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 Sponsored by CENHS and CSWGS Anna Tsing, Professor of Anthropology at UC Santa Cruz, is the author of award-winning books such as, Friction: An ethnography of global […]