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Anthropocene River

Location:
Uptown Campus

Building:

Lavin Bernick Center

Room: 

Kendall Cram


Anthropocene River Campus Public Programs welcomes Campus participants and collaborators and the public to gather together for a slate of experiences open to all. Programming includes offerings by Campus participants, members of the Anthropocene Working Group, and additional Gulf South artists, scholars, and scientists from Tulane University and beyond.
Anthropocene River
Presentations and discussions by project participants and the Anthropocene Working Group
Sunday, November 10, 2019, 9:30am–7pm
Kendall Cram, Lavin Bernick Center, Tulane University
Organized by HKW/MPIWG/NOCGS, with reception sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts
Registration and coffee
9:30 AM
Welcome and introduction
Monique Verdin, Land acknowledgment
Rebecca Snedeker, New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University (NOCGS)
Katrin Klingan, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (HKW); Christoph Rosol, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (MPIWG) and HKW
Maria Wilke, Culture and Communication Department, Federal Foreign Office
MORNING SESSION
Mississippi — an Anthropocene River?
10:00 AM
Why the Anthropocene?
Moderator: Rebecca Snedeker
Contributors: Bernd Scherer (HKW), Jürgen Renn (MPIWG)
The four-dimensional Mississippi
Moderator: Christoph Rosol
Contributors: Colin Waters, Catherine Russell, Mark Williams
Anthropocene River Journey: Immersive field research and education
Moderation: Katrin Klingan
Contributors: Joseph P. Underhill, Emily Knudson, Audrey Buturian-Larson, Nell Gehrke, Steven Diehl, Monique Verdin
Discussion
12 PM LUNCH
AFTERNOON SESSION
River Reflections, Upstream
1:30 PM PANEL 1
Space, place and exclusion
Moderator: Katrin Klingan, Rebecca Snedeker
Contributors: Maya Kóvskaya, Ellie Irons, Jared Richardson, Abbéy Odunlami
Inputs: Jason Ludwig, Barbara Washington, Wendi Moore-O’Neal
Discussion
3 PM COFFEE BREAK
3:30 PM PANEL 2
Moderation: Louise Emily Carver
Inputs: Brian Holmes, Nikiwe Solomon
Energy Dependencies: The fate/emergence of an Extractivist Culture
Contributors: Amber Ginsburg, Sara Black, Claire Pentecost
Speaking Landscapes: The Anthropocene Vernacular in the American Bottom
Contributors: Matt Fluharty, Jennifer Colten, Derek Hoeferlin
Discussion
5 PM COFFEE BREAK
5:30 PANEL 3
Moderator: Christoph Rosol
Inputs: Jamie Allen
Shifting Landscapes: The politics of cultivating the land
Contributors: Ryan Griffis, Sarah Kanouse, Nicho¬las Brown
De-damming: River governance and new perspectives of community involvement
Contributors: John Kim, Bruce Braun, Morgan Adamson, Tia-Simone Gardner
Discussion
7 PM
Closing remarks and reception
Brian T. Edwards, Dean Tulane University School of Liberal Arts
Organized by HKW/MPIWG/NOCGS, with reception sponsored by the School of Liberal Arts
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact Regina Cairns at 504-314-2854 or rcairns@tulane.edu.
 

Admission:
Free

Open to:
Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors



For more information contact: Regina Cairns via email to rcairns@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-314-2854
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