Anthropocene: Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet


    About the Project

    A multi-day conference seeks to understand if humans and other species can continue to inhabit the earth together? Through noticing, describing, and imagining, we aim to renew conversation about life on earth.


    Conference Panels

    Panel I: Inhabiting Multispecies Bodies

    Panel II: Telling Damaged Landscapes

    Panel III: Rewilding Country

    Panel IV: Making Places

    Panel V: Arts of Noticing

    Panel VI: Cross-Species Histories

    Panel VII: Gardens and Graves


    This event is presented by AARHUS University Research on the Anthropocene (AURA), UCSC Bateson Experiments, and UCSC Emerging Worlds.

    Generous support was provided by the following organizations:
    Danish National Research Foundation
    UC Santa Cruz Foundation
    UCSC Council of Provosts
    Office of ResearchCowell College
    Social Sciences Division
    Institute of the Arts and Sciences
    Living Writers Reading Series
    UC Presidential Chair in Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
    Institute for Humanities Research
    Department of Anthropology
    Literary Guillotine
    Bookshop Santa Cruz

    Eclipse photo by Liz Millar.

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