Plantations discipline both plants and people. Two scholars reckon with the Plantationocene to develop a shared vision of multispecies justice.
Author: Gregg Mitman
The Anthropocene gives a name to human-caused environmental change. The Plantationocene puts colonialism, capitalism, and enduring racial hierarchies at the center of the conversation and asks what past and future modes of resistance might emerge.
In this book teaser, objects like monkey wrenches and pesticide pumps help narrate a fragmentary history of the Anthropocene.
Long-forgotten film footage launches a collaborative recollection of history and memory, and gives new meaning to the past in post-conflict Liberia.
With the Tales from Planet Earth film festival only days away, its organizers explore the festival theme “belief” by highlighting what audiences can anticipate.
The current Ebola epidemic has claimed close to 4000 lives in West Africa. Edge Effects interviews CHE Graduate Associate and Liberian citizen Emmanuel Urey about the crisis.