Call for Papers: Echoing Ecologies – Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Canadian Studies

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018
Call for Papers: Echoing Ecologies – Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Canadian Studies

Calling scholars from all disciplines with an interest the environment, this one is for you! From 22 May–24 May 2019 the Marburg Centre for Canadian Studies at Philipps-Universität Marburg will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference which aims “at overcoming simplistic conceptions of ‘ecology’ and at exploring the potential of the term as a perspective, vantage […]

Exciting Opening at University of St Andrews: A Three-Year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on “Oil, Money and Climate Change”

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018
Exciting Opening at University of St Andrews: A Three-Year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on “Oil, Money and Climate Change”

For those of you looking for academic work in the field of energy and the Human Sciences, there is an exciting new opening for a postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of St Andrews in Scotland. The deadline is in one month so start your applications ASAP. Below is the official information from the Department of […]

143 – Graeme Macdonald

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018
143 – Graeme Macdonald

Cymene and Dominic answer the timeless surrealist question, can raisins function as bait, on this week’s podcast. We then (9:20)welcome to the podcast Scotland’s finest son, Graeme Macdonald (currently on loan to Warwick) who explains first of all that he had nothing to do with the making of couscous sandwiches at Petrocultures 2018. But he […]

Registration open-The International Association for Environmental Philosophy

Posted by on Sep 10, 2018
Registration open-The International Association for Environmental Philosophy

This year Cary Wolfe, Professor of English at Rice, is the keynote speaker!!! The Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of The International Association for Environmental Philosophy October 20-22, 2018                                        State College, Pennsylvania Don’t miss the meeting! Online registration […]

142 – Sleep Dealer

Posted by on Sep 6, 2018
142 – Sleep Dealer

On this week’s podcast, Cymene and Dominic recap their time at the marvelous Petrocultures 2018 event in Glasgow and tell tales of adventures with quinoa sandwiches and Buckfast, a curious liquor better known locally as “stab-yer-pal.” Then (13:25) we offer another edition of our Soylent Rainbow segment, talking classic ecofilms that you’ve recommended to us. […]

New Materialism, Environmental Justice, and Digital Sites of Resistance: Figuring the Cyborg Activist

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018
New Materialism, Environmental Justice, and Digital Sites of Resistance: Figuring the Cyborg Activist

Below is a shortened version of Annie Culver’s essay that won Honorable Mention in the 2017 Greene Prize for Environmental Writing. Annie is a PhD student in English at Rice University. Endowed by the family of alumnus David Greene (’93), the Greene Prize was established in 1998 to encourage the creation, dissemination, and recognition of original environmental […]

141 – Lacy M. Johnson

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018
141 – Lacy M. Johnson

Dominic and Cymene report from Scotland where they have arrived for what looks to be an amazing Petrocultures 2018 event. Some talk of haggis and whiskey follows. But it’s also the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey back in Houston and to process how we feel about that (11:07) we invite our dear colleague, Lacy M. Johnson […]

CFP – SfAA 2019 (Portland) – Global and Local Narco-Environments

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018
CFP – SfAA 2019 (Portland) – Global and Local Narco-Environments

Dimensions of the Global and Local Narco-Environments The panel will be held at the 2019 SfAA Conference in Portland (Oregon), which takes place on March 19-23. The deadline for paper abstracts (100 words) will be October 5th. Please email either Carter or Marcos if you have any questions. Contact: Marcos Mendoza Contact Information: Dept. of […]

Call for Papers: Practicing Anthropology: Special Issue Focused on ‘Storying Climate Change’

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018
Call for Papers: Practicing Anthropology: Special Issue Focused on ‘Storying Climate Change’

Climate change is impacting life everywhere on the planet, yet the evidence is not enough to mitigate human behavior or initiate transformations in the economy, corporations and states. Anthropologists can contribute to societal responses through personal and community narratives. Stories broaden a public understanding of climate, encourage empathy in human experiences of disaster, and connect […]

140 – Judit Hersko

Posted by on Aug 23, 2018
140 – Judit Hersko

Cymene and Dominic chat about the Wizard of Oz, unglacier tours, rocket toilets and motorized scooters to lead off this week’s podcast. Then (12:37) we are most fortunate to have the chance to talk about art and the Anthropocene with celebrated artist Judit Hersko (http://www.judithersko.com) who represented her native Hungary at the Venice Biennale in […]