Being Human in an Age of Humans: Perspectives on the Anthropocene

WhenOctober 16, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
WhereSwift Hall, Common Room
Event Websitehttps://divinity.uchicago.edu/being-human-age-humans
Contact InformationDivinity School
DescriptionBEING HUMAN in the age of humans – PERSPECTIVES ON THE ANTHROPOCENE

Organized by Divinity School Prof. Sarah E. Fredericks, Environmental Ethics.

University of Chicago panelists Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (History) and David Archer (Geophysical Sciences) will be in conversation with Sarah Fredericks (Religious Ethics) to put scientific narratives about the Anthropocene in dialogue with alternative frames from history, religion, and ethics.



This workshop is part of the "Being Human in the Age of Humans" project, led by Lisa H. Sideris, Indiana University (PI); Celia Deane-Drummond, University of Notre Dame; Sarah E. Fredericks, The University of Chicago; and Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University. The principle investigators are supported by the 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.

For inquiries about this event, please contact Sarah Fredericks at sfredericks@uchicago.edu or visit http://ctshf.nd.edu/research/being-human-in-the-age-of-humans/

This event is free and open to the public. If you require special accommodations, please contact Sandra Peppers at 773-702-8219 or SPeppers@uchicago.edu.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Discussions, Workshops, Graduate Students
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