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History and Biology in the Age of the Anthropocene: Questions of Scale, Questions of Value

April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Research Initiative in Environments and Societies (E&S) announces our first event of the quarter, Wednesday, April 11, from 4-6 pm in the History Library (4217 SS&H). **Note the new location; directions to the room are attached to this email.**

Presenter: Dr. Julia Adeney Thomas, History, University of Notre Dame


Paper: “History and Biology in the Anthropocene: Problems of Scale, Problems of Value”


Faculty Commentator: Dr. Sudipta Sen, History, UC Davis


Graduate Student Commentator: Benjamin Blackman, English, UC Davis

Please email  slbamert@ucdavis.edu to access Julia Adeney Thomas’ pre-circulated book proposal and article for this event.

If you are interested in joining graduate students to meet with Julia Adeney Thomas for tea at 1:30p.m. prior to her presentation, and/or being added to the Environments & Societies listserv, please email slbamert@ucdavis.edu.

The E&S Colloquium provides an unparalleled opportunity for intensive workshopping of works-in-progress on critical environmental topics. By participating in the colloquium series, you engage with a diverse group of scholars in the environmental humanities and humanistic social sciences, building an ongoing discussion of some of the most pressing environmental questions and challenges of our time. Please see the full schedule and check guidelines for presenters by clicking here.


April 11
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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