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21H.990[J] Narrating the Anthropocene: Understanding a Multi-Species Universe
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Not offered academic year 2025-2026Graduate (Fall)
(Same subject as STS.432[J])
Prereq: None
Units: 3-0-9
Add to schedule Lecture: W10-1 (E51-275)
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Examines human concern about the planet and how that fixation shapes concepts of time & space, knowledge-production, understandings of what it means to be human and non-human, as well as trends in scholarship, art, culture & politics. Indexes the way numerous actors and institutions came to understand, debate & narrate the Anthropocene, a geological epoch defined by human-induced climate change. Explores how it as a concept has opened up new ways of understanding relations within the planet, including care, accountability & multi-species mutualism. Considers narrative registers as well, how scholars, writers, artists & working people narrate the Anthropocene. Students undertake an original project in research &/or experimental narrative forms inspired by the reading. Limited to 12.
K. Brown, M. Black
No textbook information available

STS.432[J] Narrating the Anthropocene: Understanding a Multi-Species Universe
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Not offered academic year 2025-2026Graduate (Fall)
(Same subject as 21H.990[J])
Prereq: None
Units: 3-0-9
Add to schedule Lecture: W10-1 (E51-275)
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Examines human concern about the planet and how that fixation shapes concepts of time & space, knowledge-production, understandings of what it means to be human and non-human, as well as trends in scholarship, art, culture & politics. Indexes the way numerous actors and institutions came to understand, debate & narrate the Anthropocene, a geological epoch defined by human-induced climate change. Explores how it as a concept has opened up new ways of understanding relations within the planet, including care, accountability & multi-species mutualism. Considers narrative registers as well, how scholars, writers, artists & working people narrate the Anthropocene. Students undertake an original project in research &/or experimental narrative forms inspired by the reading. Limited to 12.
K. Brown, M. Black
No textbook information available