Unforeseen Circumstances: A Symposium on Expertise & Justice in the Anthropocene

Center for the Environment
October 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
NLSN 1215, PFEN 241


An interdisciplinary one-day event on environmentalism and unintended consequences with:

Kim Fortun, Professor and Chair, UC Irvine, Author: Advocacy After Bhopal: Environmentalism, Disaster, New Global Orders and President, Society for Social Studies of Science
Stuart Kirsch, Professor, University of Michigan, Author: Mining Capitalism: The Relationship between Corporations and their Critics
Jake Kosek, Associate Professor, Berkeley, Author: Understories: The Political Life of Forests in New Mexico
Joseph Masco, Professor and Chair, University of Chicago, Author: The Theater of Operations and Nuclear Borderlands: The Manhattan Project in Post-Cold War New Mexico
Zoe Nyssa, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Purdue

ROUNDTABLE 11:00 – 1:00 NLSN 1215
Lunch provided

PLENARY PANEL 3:00 – 5:00 PFEN 241
Reception in Atrium
Introductions by Peter Hollenbeck, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor, Biological Sciences
Moderated by Laura Zanotti, Associate Director, Center for Environment and Associate Professor, Anthropology


Sponsored By:

College of Liberal Arts ENGAGE

Purdue Dept. of Anthropology

Purdue Center for the Environment

#AnthOfTomorrow @PurdueANTH

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