The University of Cork are setting up a Radical Humanities Laboratory and they are hiring scholars in the environmental humanities. Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 24th March 2022. The Radical Humanities Laboratory will work across disciplinary boundaries and UCC’s four Colleges to explore the roots of global... Continue Reading →
Sadie Hale wins Deborah Bird Rose Prize
Former student assistant to the Environmental Humanities Center, Sadie Hale, has been co-awarded the inaugural Deborah Bird Rose Prize 2022 by ASLEC-ANZ (Association for the Study of Literature, Environment and Culture, Australia + Aotearoa New Zealand). Sadie’s winning essay proposal builds on her Research MA thesis she completed at Vrije Universiteit, and is entitled “On sharks never seen: Absence, nonencounters, and the possibility of extinction in multispecies ethnography”.
Earth Beings at the Commodity Frontier: Federico Luisetti at University of Amsterdam
In this lecture at the University of Amsterdam on 25 February, the Italian philosopher Federico Luisetti focuses on the concept of 'earth beings'. For Quechua speakers, these are other-than-human subjects that frighten and preannounce, protect and punish, deceive and heal, sharing emotions, feelings and expressions with the people (runakuna).
Video Lecture in Entanglements Series by Dr. Dagomar Degroot
Dr. Dagomar Degroot's lecture “Finding ET (for the first time): The Nineteenth-Century “Discovery” of Life on Mars”, which took place in our online Entanglements Series on 1 February 2022, was recorded. The video is now available on the Environmental Humanities Center’s YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/UfN_cDw0etU