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9 December 2021 - 9 December 2021

2:00PM - 3:00PM


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The Centre for Culture and Ecology Reading Group is a student-led group aimed to discuss canonical and contemporary work in the field of Environmental Humanities. It welcomes researchers working on or simply interested in environmental issues from a range of perspectives, including English Studies, Modern Languages and Cultures, Geography, Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Classics, and more.

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Shale gas rig in a field

This academic year, we would like to discuss the Anthropocene in its different possible conceptualizations. This term we'll be meeting on October 28 and December 2, from 2 to 3pm on Zoom. In our first meeting, we're going to read Jason Moore's 'Introduction' to his volume Anthropocene or Capitalocene? (Oakland: PM Press, 2016, pp. 1–11), and Eileen Crit's 'On the Poverty of Our Nomenclature', within the same book (pp. 14–33).

We plan to read a few chapters of this volume throughout the year. Please do get in touch in case you need a digital copy of the relevant chapters.

New members are always welcome, including researchers from other institutions.