“Regardless, We Rise”: The Standing Rock Clearance

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017
“Regardless, We Rise”: The Standing Rock Clearance

Today at 2pm, the emboldened task force detailed with removing protesters at Oceti Sakowin camp will begin making arrests and forcible evictions. I say “emboldened” because, as we know, history has shown how violent leadership gives violent license well beyond the purview of any one leader. The model of fear and intimidation running rampant in our nation […]

Cultures of Energy 6: DATE ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017
Cultures of Energy 6: DATE ANNOUNCEMENT

Cultures of Energy 6 will take place April 13th-15th at Rice University in Houston, TX. Detailed schedule coming soon!

Ep. #56 – Jessica Barnes

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017
Ep. #56 – Jessica Barnes

Cymene and Dominic talk acupuncture, evil clone henchmen, environmentally questionable NYT recipes, and the interpretation of dreams. Then (15:30) we are joined by Jessica Barnes, author of Cultivating the Nile: The Everyday Politics of Water in Egypt (Duke UP 2014), from the Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina. We talk about how […]

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Interim Curator-Anthropocene

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Interim Curator-Anthropocene

FT POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, INTERIM CURATOR-ANTHROPOCENE  The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is seeking a post-doctoral fellow and interim curator for the Anthropocene. This position has a limited term of two years, although there is the possibility of extension if the fellow/curator is successful and further funding is developed. The position’s primary responsibility is to work […]

Energy Humanities Syllabus Archive – Looking for Updates!!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017
Energy Humanities Syllabus Archive – Looking for Updates!!

CENHS is looking to update our syllabus archive, housed in the “Outreach and Teaching” section of our site. Please e-mail us (cenhs@rice.edu) to add your syllabus (in .doc or .pdf), or to revise previously contributed syllabi. Several of our links have become inactive, so if you notice that one of yours is no longer functioning, please send […]

CENHS & Standing Rock

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017
CENHS & Standing Rock

As the CENHS Predoctoral Fellows reflected on the past year, we devised a plan to write about our favorite podcast episodes in a blog we posted before the Holidays. As we discussed these episodes together, however, we all felt that one episode—or rather, two—deserved special notice. Standing Rock 1 and Standing Rock 2 offered a […]

CFP: Postcards from the Anthropocene

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016
CFP: Postcards from the Anthropocene

POSTCARDS FROM THE ANTHROPOCENE: Unsettling the Geopolitics of Representation University of Edinburgh Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 22—24 June 2017   Keynote speakers Etienne Turpin, Jussi Parikka, Mark Dorrian, Nigel Clark, Susan Schuppli [additional keynote to be confirmed]   Call for papers If the emergence of the Anthropocene implies an epistemological shift, how might this transform the way […]

Call for fellows: Rachel Carson Center in Munich 2017-8

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016
Call for fellows: Rachel Carson Center in Munich 2017-8

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2017-18 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The RCC’s fellowship program is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. The center will award fellowships to scholars from a variety of countries and disciplines. Applicants’ research […]

Environment and Society: Call For Papers

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016
Environment and Society: Call For Papers

Read more about this journal here!