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2014-2015 Altman Symposium: Interrogating the Anthropocene

Thursday, April 9, 2015
4:00 pm
MacMillan Great Room

Please join us for the culmination of our 2014-2015 Altman Program, "The Anthropocene"

We will be holding a two-day symposium featuring presentations by faculty and students in addition to the following keynote speakers:


Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 

“Humility or Hubris? Genealogies of the Anthropocene” 


Moore Endowed Professor of English at the University of Oregon 

“Sediment: Thinking with Oil in the Anthropocene” 


Professor of Geography at Pennsylvania State University 

“Rethinking the Anthropocene: Ideas of Sustainability in Emergent Networks across Tropical Mountains and Global Urban Centers” 

Gregg Mitman, Stephanie LeMenager & Karl Zimmerer
Gregg Mitman, Stephanie LeMenager & Karl Zimmerer