A Humanities Futures Event. Organized by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Nicholas School of the Environment, and the Duke Initiative in Environment Arts, and the Humanities. Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Cultural Anthropology at Duke and the Anthropology Department at UNC-CH, The Abya Yala Working Group, and the Working Group Environment on Latin America (WGELA) at the Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Franklin Humanities Institute.
REGISTRATION ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES SPRING SYMPOSIUM at link.
9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome
Deborah Jenson, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, Professor of Romance Studies and Global Health, Duke University
9:15am – 10:45am: (1) Environmental Governance
Carlos A. Rodriguez, Program Director of Tropenbos International Colombia
Decision Making, Traditional Knowledge and Global Governance
Fernando Restrepo, Fundación Cine Documental Acción Social.
Documenting River Guardians – social and environmental action.
Elizabeth Shapiro, Nicholas School of the Environment
Payments for Ecosystem Management in Mexico.
Respondent: Arturo Escobar, Anthropology, UNC-CH
10:45am – 11:15am: Break
11:15am – 12:45pm: (2) Critical Zones: Flows and Bodies
Christine Siebe, Universidad Autónoma de Mexico
Waste Waters, Soil, and Community Impact
Fernando Arias, Visual artist, director, and co-funder More Art, More Action (mas arte mas acción)
The Atrato and the Amazon: a visual exploration
Respondent: Dan Richter, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke
12:45pm – 1:45pm: Lunch
1:45pm-3:30pm: (3) ENHU Futures
Astrid Ulloa, Director Working Group on Culture and Nature, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
The Working Group on Nature and Culture
Gisela Heffes, Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture, Rice University.
Trash Matters: Cultures of Waste in Latin America
Christine Folch, Cultural Anthropology. Duke University
3:30pm – 3:45pm: Break
3:45pm – 5:45pm: (4) Energy(ies), Species & Culture
Introduced by Priscilla Wald, Duke Initiative in Environment Arts & Humanities. English and Women Studies
Imre Szeman, Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies and Professor of English, Film Studies and Sociology at the University of Alberta.
Living After Oil
Stacy Alaimo, English UT Arlington, Director of the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor
The Anthropocene at Sea: Temporality, Paradox, Compression
Respondent: Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke
Translations from Spanish by Ivan Vargas, PhD Candidate Romance Languages Duke & Miguel Rojas-Sotelo, Duke CLACS