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Hacking the Anthropocene II: Weathering

Dates: Thursday 25, Friday 26, Monday 29, Tuesday 30 May 2017
Venues: see individual events below
Contact: Jennifer Mae Hamilton (jennifer.m.hamilton@sydney.edu.au)
Convenors: Dr Astrida Neimanis and Dr Jennifer Mae Hamilton
http://hackingtheanthropocene.wordpress.com 

Event: 'COMPOSTING Feminisms and Environmental Humanities' reading group with Professor Stephanie LeMenager (University of Oregon)
Date:
Thursday 25 May 2017
Time: 4‒5.30pm
Venue:  The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus (Room TBC)
Registration: sign up to the COMPOSTING mailing list to keep up to date – HERE

Event: Symposium 'Hacking the Anthropocene II: Weathering'
Date:
  Friday 26 May 2017
Time: 9am‒6pm
Venue:
  Law School Foyer (Level 2, Building F10), The University of Sydney 
Registration: Register online via Eventbrite.
View Symposium Program

This symposium will include spotlight talks and performances by Professor Stephanie LeMenager (University of Oregon), Associate Professor Tess Lea (The University of Sydney), Senior Research Associate Denis Byrne (Western Sydney University), Victoria Hunt (BodyWeather), and approximately 12 propositions by scholars, artist, and other hackers.

Event: Workshop ‘Weathering the Apocalypse’
Date:
  Monday 29 May 2017
Venue: River Canoe Club of NSW Clubhouse, Richardson Cres. Marrickville (opposite Tempe Train Station)
Time:
9.30am‒4pm
Registration: Places are extremely limited so registration is by expression of interest. If you are interested in this event please email mailto:jennifer.m.hamilton@sydney.edu.au with a one line bio or link to personal website, and reason for wanting to attend.

Event: Public Lecture ‘Climate Change and the Quest for Transformative Fictions’ by Professor Stephanie Le Menager.  Respondent: Professor Christopher Wright; Chair: Dr Jennifer Mae Hamilton.
Date:
  Tuesday 30 May 2017
Venue: Law School Foyer (Level 2, Building F10), The University of Sydney
Time:
4‒5.30pm
More details: http://sydney.edu.au/environment-institute/events/climate-change-and-the-quest-for-transformative-fictions/


Supported by the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (SSSHARC), the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 11001800), and The Seed Box: A Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities Collaboratory (Sweden).


Image: © Clare Britton, Alexandra Canal Factory, 2015 (www.clarebritton.net