Introduction Engaging the “Anthropocene” Katherine Yusoff, “Aesthetics of Loss: Biodiversity, Violence, and Biotic Subjects”, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Issue 37, 2011: 578-592. Descola, Philippe, 2012. Beyond nature and culture Forms of attachment, HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 2, 1, pp. 447–471 Donna Haraway, “Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Platnationocene, Chthulucene: Making Kin”, Environmental Humanities, vol. 6, 2015: 159-165 Paxson, Heather and Stefan Helmreich, 2014. The perils and promises
of microbial abundance: Novel natures and model ecosystems, from artisanal cheese to alien seas, Social Studies of Science, 44, 2, pp.165–193 Hornborg, Alf, 2016. Post-capitalist ecologies: Energy, “value” and fetishism in the Anthropocene, Capitalism Nature Socialism, 27, 4, pp. 61-76. Pitrou, Perig 2017. Life Form and Form of Life within an Agentive Configuration
A Birth Ritual among the Mixe of Oaxaca, Mexico, Current Anthropology, 58, 3, pp. 360-380. Tsing, Anna, 2015. In the midst of disturbance: symbiosis, coordination, history, landscape, ASA Firth Lecture. Infrastructure Jennifer Gabrys, Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technologies and the Making of a Computational Planet , Minneapolis: University of Minnesota (2016) Introduction, Conclusion Larkin, B. (2013). “The Politics and Poetics of Infrastructure”. The Annual Review of Anthropology. 42:327-43. Speculative Practices Rem Koolhaas, Junkspace, http://www.cavvia.net/junkspace/ Robert Smithson, Entropy and the New Monuments, (1966): https://www.robertsmithson.com/essays/entropy_and.html Lebbeus Woods, writings, https://lebbeuswoods.wordpress.com/ Particularly focus on war and radical reconstruction Suggested: de La Cadena, Marisol, 2010. Indigenous Cosmopolitics in the Andes: Conceptual Reflections beyond “Politics”, Cultural Anthropology, 25, 2, pp. 334-370. Helmreich, Stefan 2007. Blue-green Capital, Biotechnological Circulation and an Oceanic Imaginary: A Critique of Biopolitical Economy, BioSocieties, 2, pp. 287–302.
Extraction Emily Apter, Overburden, E-flux, May 2017: http://www.e-flux.com/architecture/accumulation/96423/overburden/ Suggested: Coal mine wastes recycling for coal recovery and eco-friendly bricks production, Yassine Taha, Mostafa Benzaazoua, Rachid Hakkou, Mohammed Morasi Minerals Engineering, September 7, 2016. Integrated environmental management of pyrrhotite tailings at Raglan Mine: Part 1 challenges of desulphurization process and reactivity Prediction, M. Benzaazoua, H. Bouzahzah, Y.Tahaa, L. Kormos, D. Kabombo, F. Lessard, B. Bussiere, I. Demers, M. Kongolo, Journal of Cleaner Production 162 (2017)
Colonialism Films from Kahnawake community on the seaway: http://www.kahnawake.com/community/revisited.asp Tuck and Yang (2012), Decolonization is not a M etaphor: http://decolonization.org/index.php/des/article/view/18630 Tricia Toso (2016) “The Soundscapes of Becomine Place: Rhythms and Voices of Villages des Tanneries”, http://etopia.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/etopia/article/view/36770/33443 Suggested: Alfred, Taiaiake G.R. “Chapter 7, Interactions and their Impact: Conflict over Territory and Membership” In Heeding the Voices of Our Ancestors: Kahnawake Mohawk Politics and the Rise of Native Nationalism. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1995, 149-162. Desbiens, C. (2013). “Chapter One: The Nexus of Hydroelectricity in Quebec” In Power from the North: Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec. Vancouver and Toronto: UBC Press, 19-39. Feit, H. (1980), “Negotiating Recognition of Aboriginal Rights: Histories, Strategies and Reactions to the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.” Canadian Journal of Anthropology 1 (2), 159-171. Gandy, M. (2014) “Introduction” In The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity, and the Urban Imagination. Cambridge: The MIT Press. 1-25. Hanrahan, M. (2017) “Water (in)security in Canada: national identity and the exclusion of Indigenous peoples” British Journal of Canadian Studies, 30(1), 69-89. Lewis, R. Manufacturing Montreal Macfarlane, D. (2014).”Introduction” and “Chapter 4, Fluid Relations” Negotiating a River: Canada, the US, and the Creation of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Vancouver and Toronto: UBC Press, 3-18, 111-138. Oliveros, P. (2010). Sounding the margins: collected writings 1992-2009. (Ed) Lawton Hall. Kingston, NY: Deep Listening. Porter, L. (2013) “Co-existence in cities: The challenge of Indigenous urban planning in the 21st Century”. Walker, R., T. Jojola and D. Natcher (Eds) Reclaiming Indigenous Planning. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 283-310. Sandvig, C. (2012). “Connection at Ewiiaapaayp Mountain: Indigenous Internet Infrastructure”. In Race After the Internet. (Eds) Lisa Nakamura and Peter A. Chow-White. New York and London: Routeledge, 168-200. ( http://aaaaarg.fail/upload/lisa-nakamura-and-peter-a-chowwhite-race-after-the-internet-1.pdf) Simpson, L. (2014). “Chapter Two: A Brief History of Land, Meaning, and Membership in Iroquoia and Kahnawà:ke”. In Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 37-66. 2 short documentaries on the mohawk Council of Kahnawake’s website, about the seaway: http://www.kahnawake.com/community/revisited.asp
Speculation Return to Smithson/Koolhaas/Yusoff/Woods Peter Watts, “Beyond the Rift”/Echopraxia (excerpts) Halpern and Gunel, “Preemptive Hope” Fibreculture, August 2017. Sylvia Wynter, Human Being as Noun? Or Being Human as Praxis? Towards the Autopoetic Turn/Overturn: A Manifesto Ezekiel Dixon -Roman, “Diffractive Possibilities: Cultural Studies and Quantification”, Transforming Anthropology Exit and the Extensions of Man”Transmediale Online Journal https://transmediale.de/content/exit-and-the-extensions-of-man April 2017 The Speed Trap: Of Taxis ,Truck Stops and Task Rabbits” in Societies of Speed edited by Judy Wajcmanand Nigel Dodd, Oxford University Press, 2017 Suggested: Melinda Cooper: “ Turbulent Worlds: Financial Markets and Environmental Insecurity”, Theory, Culture and Society (2010). Orit Halpern, Hopeful Resilience, E-flux, http://www.e-flux.com/architecture/accumulation/96421/hopeful-resilience/
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