Postdoctoral, Graduate, & Faculty Fellowships at Cornell

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017
Postdoctoral, Graduate, & Faculty Fellowships at Cornell

Call for Fellowship Applications at Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities. Their 2018/2019 “Focal Theme” will be on the concept of Authority. Description and Links Below!! DEADLINE: October 1, 2017 2018/2019—AUTHORITY The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University seeks interdisciplinary research projects for residencies that reflect on the philosophical, aesthetic, political, legal, ecological, religious, and […]

Environmental Studies Job at Bucknell University

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017
Environmental Studies Job at Bucknell University

Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Studies, with a focus on Race, Identity, and Community Job no: 493780 Position type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Environmental Studies Bucknell University Environmental Studies Program tenure-track position in Race, Identity, and Community. The program in environmental studies at Bucknell seeks to hire an assistant or associate professor of environmental studies with a […]

PhD Position Open at Swiss Institute of Technology

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017
PhD Position Open at Swiss Institute of Technology

Dr Vincent Moreau invites applications for a PhD position in economic analysis of energy efficiency. The successful candidate will be hosted at the Energy Center of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. The position is part of a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project to estimate threshold effects in energy consumption […]

Ep. #85 – Jason W. Moore

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017
Ep. #85 – Jason W. Moore

Cymene and Dominic talk capital and Vanilla Isis and then (11:21) we welcome to the podcast the one and only Jason W. Moore from Binghamton University, author of Capitalism in the Web of Life (Verso, 2015) and Anthropocene or Capitalocene? (PM Press, 2016). We chat with Jason about his most recent work, co-authored with Raj […]

Theorizing an Alliance Between Western Science and Indigenous Knowledges

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017
Theorizing an Alliance Between Western Science and Indigenous Knowledges

**This piece is a shorter version of Amy Kuritzky’s essay, which was awarded an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Greene Prize for Environmental Writing.** For such an inhumane yet ongoing situation, indigenous environmental injustice remains highly overlooked. Oftentimes in the United States, when we talk about Native Americans, we tend to romanticize their culture and lifestyle but in […]

Ep. #84 – Ashley Carse

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017
Ep. #84 – Ashley Carse

It’s all about the Panama Canal on this episode of the Cultures of Energy podcast! Dominic and Cymene sing Van Halen and share tales of self-sabotaging students and then (13:58) the phenomenal Ashley Carse joins us to talk about the Panama Canal research that culminated in his book, Beyond the Big Ditch (MIT Press, 2014). […]

Ep. #83 – Jennifer Lieberman

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017
Ep. #83 – Jennifer Lieberman

Dominic and Cymene go into the vault to talk steam tunnels, heat wells, bland college town food and Enrico Fermi’s ghost. Then (10:41) we are fortunate to be joined by Jennifer Lieberman from the University of North Florida who introduces her terrific new book, Power Lines: Electricity in American Life and Letters, 1882-1952 (MIT Press, […]

Constructing a Gulf Coast Transmedia Narrative Archive

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017
Constructing a Gulf Coast Transmedia Narrative Archive

**This piece is a shorter version of Marley Foster’s essay, which was among the 2017 winners of the Greene Prize for Environmental Writing.** Americans love spectacle, love a show, love explosions and car chases and tear-jerking heart-wrenching moments all splayed out on screen or page. These things are all immediate, happening right now, needing our attention […]

Ep. #82 – The Climate Media Net

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017
Ep. #82 – The Climate Media Net

This week on the Cultures of Energy podcast we do a deep dive into a fascinating project, The Climate Media Net (https://theclimatemedia.net), which seeks to make climate change a part of television comedy and drama in the UK. First, Cymene and Dominic brainstorm their own climate TV ideas. Then (18:45) we’re joined by one of […]

Ep. #81 – Snowpiercer with Ragnar Hansson

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017
Ep. #81 – Snowpiercer with Ragnar Hansson

Summer’s a good time to just relax and have a little fun, no? This week we’re introducing a new occasional feature on the Cultures of Energy podcast, a lively discussion of a work of climate fiction. After debating what to call the feature (Ecoflix, Drowned Worlds, Soylent Rainbow, even Unicorn Time—whaaaat?—) we transport you (14:29) […]