The first volume of the Humanist Anthropocene, or at least a full draft thereof, is now complete and I’m writing to publishers. I have a number of talks based on the draft this fall, including at the Wesleyan University Renaissance, at the University of Vermont, and this coming week at the Harvard University Renaissance Seminar.
It’s been a week of things going wrong in the world for which “we” anthropoi are responsible.
Hurricane Patricia, the strongest hurricane EVER to make landfall, smashed into Mexico- Wired Magazine titled “Thank El Niño and Climate Change for Huge Hurricane Patricia.”
Meanwhile, Slate announces that “For the First Time Researchers Detect Carbon Nanotubes in Human Lungs.”
We’re making our planet uninhabitable and poisoning ourselves.
Project THE HUMANIST anthropocene
is a thought archive and workspace of Phillip John Usher (NYU) at the crossroads of early modern humanism and the problems and insights of the Anthropocene. Main Research Page.
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment)
Environmental Humanities (journal)
Resilience (A Journal of the Environmental Humanities)
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