104 – Marianne Lien

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017
104 – Marianne Lien

Dominic and Cymene wonder if they could drink 12 diet cokes a day. That makes us thirsty for water and the life aquatic and so (11:44) we welcome the brilliant Marianne Lien from the University of Oslo to the podcast. We begin with faunal and floral settler colonialism in Tasmania and discuss early ventures in […]

It’s Poo Power: How Dairy Cows Could Provide the Electricity of the Future

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017
It’s Poo Power: How Dairy Cows Could Provide the Electricity of the Future

They call it ‘cow power.’ A San Francisco-based company, Sustainable Conservation, wants to use the methane produced from cow manure to provide electricity for mass consumption. California is home to nearly 1,750 California dairy farms and 1.79 million milk cows, and as wonderful as this burgeoning California industry may be, these cows – and others […]

Animal Studies Symposium at Strathclyde, May 2016

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015
Animal Studies Symposium at Strathclyde, May 2016

With funding from the AHRC, the University of Strathclyde is hosting an invitation-only Postgraduate Symposium titled ‘Being Interdisciplinary in Animal Studies’ on 18 and 19 May 2016. The symposium will be held in Central Glasgow over two days, just before the next British Animal Studies Network meeting (‘Smelling’, on 20 and 21 May), and will […]

Fossilized in Houston in the Houston Chronicle!

Posted by on May 11, 2015
Fossilized in Houston in the Houston Chronicle!

CENHS postdoc Matthew Schneider Mayerson describes his project about species extinction and climate change in the Houston Chronicle. Learn more about Fossilized in Houston here. It’s not too late to order free posters and signs!

“Fossilized in Houston,” by Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Friends

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015
“Fossilized in Houston,” by Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Friends

CENHS Postdoc Matthew Schneider-Mayerson’s great new art project draws attention to the relationship between climate change and the extinction of animal species. Learn more and order stickers, posters, and lawn signs here. Matthew’s project involves the collaboration of local artists. Fossilized in Houston is made possible by the Idea Fund. Houston, Climate Change, and the Ongoing Mass Extinction […]

Bruce Holsinger on ‘The Archive of the Animal,” Jan 22nd @ 4pm

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015
Bruce Holsinger on ‘The Archive of the Animal,” Jan 22nd @ 4pm

Professor Bruce Holsinger (English, U of Virginia) will speak on the ‘Archive of the Animal’ on Thursday Jan. 22nd at 4pm. The event is cosponsored by the English Department’s Camden lectures and Timothy Morton. Professor Holsinger is finishing a book called Archive of the Animal: Science, Sacrifice, and the Parchment Inheritance, which explores the parchment […]

Geoffrey Winthrop-Young on Sloterdijk and Animals, March 13th @ 4

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014
Geoffrey Winthrop-Young on Sloterdijk and Animals, March 13th @ 4

Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, “Infernal Enclosures and Vertically Challenged Worldly Animals: Luhmann and Heidegger in Sloterdijk” Thursday, March 13, 2014 4-6 PM Room 119 Humanities Building Rice University 6100 Main St Houston, Texas, USA Over the last decades, German developments in media theory, the study of cultural techniques and the resurgence of Philosophical Anthropology have involved the […]