108 – Steve Mentz

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018
108 – Steve Mentz

Cymene and Dominic talk games and wombs of yore. And then (15:15) we turn to a conversation with the original blue humanist, Steve Mentz from St. John’s University. We start with his recent work, Shipwreck Modernity (U Minnesota Press, 2015) and its effort to pluralize thinking about the Anthropocene. We are introduced to concepts like […]

Brenda Hillman: Poetry Reading and Conversation, February 12th and 13th

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015
Brenda Hillman: Poetry Reading and Conversation, February 12th and 13th

Lecture: Thursday, February 12th at 5:30 pm, Rice University Chapel Conversation: Friday, February 13th at 4pm, Herring Hall 100, Rice University CENHS and the Energy Arts Cluster are excited to welcome poet Brenda Hillman to Rice. Hillman is one of the most acclaimed environmental poets in the United States. Her work engages a wide range […]

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 […]