Cultures of Energy 8: Schedule of Events

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019
Cultures of Energy 8: Schedule of Events

We are thrilled to announce the schedule for Cultures of Energy 8, taking place Thursday, April 11 to Saturday, April 13, 2019. Unless otherwise indicated, all events will take place in The Founder’s Room, Lovett Hall, Rice University. Thursday, April 11: 3pm – Welcome & Opening Remarks: Dominic Boyer (Director, CENHS), Kathleen Canning (Dean, Humanities) […]

169 – Tim Ingold

Posted by on Mar 21, 2019
169 – Tim Ingold

Cymene and Dominic talk corporate irresponsibility—looking at you ITC and Boeing—on this week’s podcast. Then (13:44) we welcome the legendary Tim Ingold to the conversation. We start by talking about his new book, Anthropology: Why it Matters (Polity Press, 2018) and Tim explains why he thinks the practice of science should be grounded in art. We move […]

168 – Lauren Berlant & Katie Stewart

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019
168 – Lauren Berlant & Katie Stewart

Cymene discovers the joy of Bob Ross on this week’s edition of the podcast and your co-hosts take a moment to discuss the scandal that is pay to play higher education. Then (18:09) we welcome to the pod the dynamite duo of Lauren Berlant and Katie Stewart to talk about their marvelous new book, The Hundreds […]

167 – Lucas Bessire

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019
167 – Lucas Bessire

Cymene’s sushi confessions on this week’s podcast lead us to the idea that supporting daydrinking and carb-heavy lunches in the oil industry might be an effective way to slow down the advance of petroculture (Behold, the Napocalypse!) Then (14:25) we welcome to the podcast the fantastic Lucas Bessire (University of Oklahoma). We talk with Lucas […]

Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier

Posted by on Mar 3, 2019
Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier

Don’t miss this exciting exciting workshop event on Friday March 8–Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier. Produced in conjunction with the curatorial project “Collective Presence,” Sea of Oil gives participants the chance to explore the imbrication of the Houston petroleum industry with everyday life. Bring your personal items related to […]

166 – Kyle Powys Whyte

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019
166 – Kyle Powys Whyte

Cymene and Dominic talk about restaurants failed by their bathrooms and “Human Uber” on this week’s podcast. We are then (14:20) delighted to welcome Kyle Powys Whyte—Tinnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and a philosopher whose work brings Indigenous (Neshnabé) philosophy to bear on environmental issues—to […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS-Conference in Environmental Philosophy

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019
CALL FOR PROPOSALS-Conference in Environmental Philosophy

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY Twenty-Third Annual Meeting November 2-4, 2019 Duquesne University, The Pittsburgh Marriott, Pittsburgh, PA DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: March 1, 2019 2019 Keynote Speaker ELI CLAREIndependent Author and ActivistBrilliant Imperfection: Body-Mind Restoration and Ecosystem Restoration IAEP offers a forum for the philosophical discussion of our relation to the environment. We embrace a broad understanding of […]

Call for Application: Summer School 2019: Transformative Human-Environment Research & Participatory Methods: From Co-production to Co-producing

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019
Call for Application: Summer School 2019: Transformative Human-Environment Research & Participatory Methods: From Co-production to Co-producing

Time: 16 – 21 September 2019 Place: IRI THESys offices, 4 Floor, Friedrichstraße 191, 10117 Berlin Application Deadline: 15 April 2019 Rationale: Human-environment research is the interdisciplinary study of how humans live in, affect, govern, reflect upon and perceive their natural environment, and how, in turn, that environment supports or constrains human life and culture. […]

165 – Amanda Lynch & Siri Veland

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019
165 – Amanda Lynch & Siri Veland

Is coughing an identity? Well, if it’s your identity your cohosts have the scoop on a reputed new coughing cure on this week’s podcast. We are then (15:26) joined by a dynamic duo—Amanda Lynch (Director of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society) and Siri Veland (Senior Researcher at the Nordland Research Institute in […]

164 – Eduardo Kohn

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019
164 – Eduardo Kohn

What’s worse than listening to lovebirds on Valentine’s Day? Surely it is listening to them wondering whether the rideshare model can be applied to socks. So feel free to skip past all that nonsense (15:19) to our special holiday conversation with anthropologist and philosopher Eduardo Kohn. We begin with his influential book, How Forests Think, and […]