Religion, Philosophy, Theology & the Anthropocene

Investigating critical, Indigenous and decolonial research on history, humanity, futurity & the environment

October 18, 2017 MSU Union, Lake Superior Room
2pm-3:30pm: Keynote Presentations
3:45pm-5pm: Commentary & Conversation

Keynote Presentations
Sherry Copenace
Knowledge Holder/Elder, University of Manitoba
“Ayaangwaamiziwin”

Audra Mitchell
CIGI Chair & Associate Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
“Survivance, Resurgence and Refusal Against Extinction: An/ti/thropocene Agencies”

Commentary
Julie Libarkin
Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, MSU

The event is one part of a project led by Lisa Sideris (Indiana) in collaboration with Celia Deane-Drummond (Notre Dame), Sarah Fredericks (Chicago) and Kyle Whyte (MSU). This project is supported by the Humanities Without Walls consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Humanities Without Walls consortium is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The event is also sponsored by the Timnick Chair in the Humanities at MSU. More information about the project is available at http://ctshf.nd.edu/research/being-human-in-the-age-of-humans.

Refreshments served for attendees. Livestream available for remote participation.Advance registration is required for attendance or livestream. Email kwhyte@msu.edu (Kyle Whyte) with email subject “MSU Anthropocene Workshop,” provide your name and the names of anyone coming with you and indicate whether your attendance is in person or via livestream. Livestream details will be emailed back to registrants. The event is open to all.

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