103 – Astrida Neimanis

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017
103 – Astrida Neimanis

Coming to you this week from Kreuzberg, Cymene and Dominic imagine Truman Show Berlin. Then (9:04) we connect to Australia at long last with the help of Astrida Neimanis from the University of Sydney. We talk about her recent book, Bodies of Water: Posthuman Feminist Phenomenology (Bloomsbury, 2017), and her efforts to rethink embodiment and […]

Anthropocene Feminism, April 10-12

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014
Anthropocene Feminism, April 10-12

Image from Marina Zurkow,┬áSlurb (2009) Coined by Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen at the inception of the 21st Century, the concept of the Anthropocene postulates a new geological epoch defined by overwhelming human influence upon the earth beginning with the Industrial Revolution in the late eighteenth century. The concept has since been picked up […]

Cultures of Energy Spring Symposium, April 19-21, 2013

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012
Cultures of Energy Spring Symposium, April 19-21, 2013

This year’s Cultures of Energy spring symposium will take place at Rice University from April 19-21, location TBA. We are pleased to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Constance Penley (Film and Media Studies, Carsey-Wolf Center, UC Santa Barbara). The list of confirmed speakers can be found at our events page, http://culturesofenergy.dreamhosters.com/?page_id=121

Fracking, Feminism, and the First Environment

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011
Fracking, Feminism, and the First Environment

On September 22nd, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, a noted ecologist and author from Ithaca College, presented a talk entitled “Fracking is a Feminist Issue: How the Environmental Crisis Undermines Women’s Health and What We Can Do about It” at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, […]