Category Archives: Anthropocene

The tragedy of two Australias: A lament for New Year’s Eve 

Professor Danielle Celermajer This is Australia. This morning my phone rang, and a woman’s voice said: “It’s all gone.” My friend was standing on the blackened ground, emerging from where she had been lying on the floor of her garage … Continue reading

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DailyGood: The Power of Story

By Linda Marsa. I stare out the window from my tiny flat on the 300th floor, hermetically sealed in a soaring, climate-controlled high-rise, honeycombed with hundreds of dwellings just like mine, and survey the breathtaking vistas from my lofty perch … Continue reading

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Teachers must get to know students and then learn how to teach them: Spivak – The Express Tribune

The teacher must get to know his students and try to learn how to teach this group,” she said. “In my classroom, I try not only to solve problems for my students but also produce problem-solvers.” Addressing the students in … Continue reading

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The Death of the PostHuman: Essays on Extinction, Volume One

Destroying Cosmopolitanism for the Sake of the CosmosWhat would the value of cosmopolitanism as a concept be? How might it work and what problems might it resolve or transform? Today the term intersects with globalism, offering itself as a mode … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Povinelli: the four figures of the Anthropocene

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