Our Blog

A World of Many Worlds

Date: March 8th 2019 Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm Location: GSC Fireside Lounge This CCE Reading Group we will be reading several selections from the new book A World of Many Worlds (2018) edited by Marisol de la Cadena and Mario Blaser. This edited collection explore how divergent knowledges and practices make worlds. Readings: Cadena,… Continue Reading A World of Many Worlds

The Right to Maim

Date: January 28th 2019 Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm Location: GSC Fireside Lounge For this CCE Reading Group we will be readings a selection from The Right to Maim (2017) by Jasbir K. Puar which explores the impacts of the liberal state, sexuality, and biopolitics on our… Continue Reading The Right to Maim

Black Marxism Ecology

Date: November 30th 2018 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: GSC fireside lounge For this reading group we will be exploring the intersection between Marx and the Earth and Black Marxism. The reading group will be facilitated by Alex Moore, Rachel Nelson and Joshua Eichen. Readings: 1. Foster,… Continue Reading Black Marxism Ecology

The Wretched Earth

Date: October 29th 2018 Time: 4:30pm – 6:30pm Location: McHenry third floor ‘treehouse’ (the screened in room on the south side of the building) We will be doing three select readings from the current special issue of Third Text, ‘The Wretched Earth: Botanical Conflicts and Artistic Interventions’… Continue Reading The Wretched Earth

Anthropocene Cinema: Viewing Beyond the Human

Date: April 19, 2018 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: (email for location) What might cinema offer in addressing the geological time and interconnected life forms and materialities of the Anthropocene, and what might the Anthropocene become according to its experimental cinematic visualizations? How might cinema decenter the human, denaturalize the… Continue Reading Anthropocene Cinema: Viewing Beyond the Human

Troubling Time/s and Materialities

Date: March 14th 2018 Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm PST Location: TBD For this reading group we will be joined by UCSC Professor Karen Barad as we discuss some of her new writing and research as we consider questions of toxicity in relation to race, colonialism, environment justice, and… Continue Reading Troubling Time/s and Materialities

Forensic Architecture

Date: February 12th 2018 Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm PST Location: UCSC Humanities 1 210 The meeting is being co-hosted with the UCSC Center for Emerging Worlds. The Center for Emerging Worlds will also be coordinating another event with Dr. Weizman at the Santa Cruz Museum of… Continue Reading Forensic Architecture

The Undercommons

May 8th 2017, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Red Skin White Mask

April 14th 2017, 11:00am


March 13th 2017, 12:00pm

Skip to toolbar