How do the minerals in your phone place you within global flows of extraction? Gabrielle Hecht discusses uranium mining in Gabon, sea rise in the Marshall Islands, and the geopolitics of an African Anthropocene.
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A new generation of experimental poets responds to the growing awareness of human impacts on the planet with work that challenges traditional nature poetry and poetic form.
In this book teaser, objects like monkey wrenches and pesticide pumps help narrate a fragmentary history of the Anthropocene.
A new book surveys 150 novels about climate change and makes the case for the virtues of cli-fi.
A conversation with geographer Scott Kirsch about what we mean when we talk about technology, and how we can understand the relationship between language and environmental and historical change.
A meditation on an orchestral work that evokes our era of environmental change.
In the Anthropocene, or “age of humans,” maps open up important but complicated spaces of dialogue about the “human imprint” on earth systems.
A new exhibit at the UW-Milwaukee Institute for Visual Arts offers a range of imaginative visualizations for the crisis of the Anthropocene.
The recent Anthropocene Slam at UW-Madison suggested that play might be a key strategy for survival in the “Age of Humans.”
Seven projects that help us to better sense—visualize, hear, count—ecological and social transformations in the “Age of Humans.”