Course: Anthropogenic Landscapes (2015)

The parameters and limits of human agency are changing very rapidly. Some claim the planet has entered a new geological age, the Anthropocene, defined by the imprint of human beings in the geological record. The overall aim of this course is to get you thinking about human agency, set against a broad canvas of the Anthropocene …

Course: Ethnography in the Anthropocene (2013)

The emergent literature on the Anthropocene is complex, dense and expanding rapidly across a number of venues, disciplines and discourses. The aim of this course is to examine certain key recent texts on the concept, assess some of their potential implications and consider possible lines of critique. The principal objectives are to introduce students to …