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‘Rebooting’: An Eco-Pedagogy

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‘Rebooting’: An Eco-Pedagogy

Stephen Muecke, Environmental Humanities, University of New South Wales As an experiment in eco-pedagogy and environmental humanities, students were asked to ‘reinstitute’ their disciplines with a different kind of temporality. The modernist progression of their discipline was abandoned as they faced a more uncertain, possibly catastrophic future. So a time machine was built and ‘Diplomats’ were brought back from 2035 to assess their attempts to reboot their disciplines. In a recent course I experimented with a post-critical pedagogy in the Environmental Humanities...

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Trying to assemble an “Anthropocene Curriculum”

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Trying to assemble an “Anthropocene Curriculum”

by Christoph Rosol, Mar 15, 2014 This event is to be held November 14-22, 2014 Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin The Anthropocene—or however you choose to name the current era of environmental transition on a planetary scale—is a more-than-real challenge for human civilization. A crucial aspect of this challenge is to ferret out and create new forms of collectives. First of all, there is a need for a wide array of habitual collectives to bring the technically empowered, and maybe out-of-control human agency into closer awareness of and care for this capacious non-site of...

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