‘Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians’ – CENHS screening Nov. 5th

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014
‘Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians’ – CENHS screening Nov. 5th

HUICHOLES: THE LAST PEYOTE GUARDIANS (Argentina-Mexico, 2014, 110 min.)   U.S. premiere at Rice Cinema!   Wednesday November 5th 7pm   The event is co-sponsored by Rice University Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts, Rice Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, RIce Left,Rice Anthropology Department The Américas Research Center, and T.E.J.A.S. […]

KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (Sweden)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014
KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (Sweden)

CENHS is pleased to feature the environmental humanities laboratory at the Royal Institute for Science and Technology in Sweden. As described by its website, the overall goal of the EHL is to shape a post-disciplinary intellectual environment that combines education, research and graduate training in innovative ways and sets knowledge in the humanities into action to favour […]

What Does It Mean to Do Anthropology in the Anthropocene?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014
What Does It Mean to Do Anthropology in the Anthropocene?

Re-blogged from the blog of the Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC) April 8th, 2014, by Elizabeth Reddy  I’m Beth. I study people who study earthquakes and people who work to minimize the damage that earthquakes cause. That’s my short introduction; the line I use with nearly everyone to describe my research. I […]

Haus der Kulturen der Welt to host the ANTHROPOCENE CAMPUS, Nov. 14-22, 2014

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014
Haus der Kulturen der Welt to host the ANTHROPOCENE CAMPUS, Nov. 14-22, 2014

ANTHROPOCENE CAMPUS November 14–22, 2014 Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin CAll FOR APPlICATIONS deadline: April 30, 2014 Encouraging new forms of transdisciplinary discourse and research the anthropocene project 2013/14 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (HKW) aims to investigate the manifold implications of the Anthropocene hypothesis for cultures of knowledge. If indeed humankind has become […]

Cultures of Energy Spring Symposium, April 24-26. Schedule Available!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2014

Third Annual Cultures of Energy Spring Research Symposium Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences Rice BioScience Research Collaborative Building, Room 280 // 6500 Main St., Houston TX   CENHS is pleased to announce the schedule for our 3rd annual Cultures of Energy Symposium. This promises to be a rich meeting, with scholars […]

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 […]

Anthropocene: The Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet (with Donna Haraway and Others)

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014
Anthropocene: The Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet (with Donna Haraway and Others)

Anthropocene: The Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet Can humans and other species continue to inhabit the earth together? Through noticing, describing, and imagining, we renew conversation about life on earth THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014 • 7-9PM Rio Theater • 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz For the complete schedule please visit http://anthropocene.au.dk/fileadmin/Anthropocene/anthropo-may8-1123.pdf.

Cymene Howe to teach a spring course on “The Social Life of Clean Energy”

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013
Cymene Howe to teach a spring course on “The Social Life of Clean Energy”

The Social Life of Clean Energy Professor Cymene Howe Spring 2014 ANTH 332/532 & ENST 332/532 In May 2013 the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that the atmosphere’s average daily level of carbon dioxide had exceeded 400 parts per million; this represents a density of heat-trapping gases that has not existed for at […]