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Being Human in the Age of Humans

Being Human in the Age of Humans: Perspectives on the Anthropocene

Monday, October 16, 2017
5pm - 6:30pm Common Room,
Swift Hall University of Chicago Divinity School 


University of Chicago panelists in conversation to put scientific narratives about the Anthropocene in dialogue with alternative frames from history, religion, and ethics. 

David Archer is Professor in the Department of Geophysical Sciences.

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson is Associate Professor of British History, Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, and the College and Director of the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

Sarah Fredericks is Assistant Professor of Environmental Ethics at The Divinity School. 


This event is free and open to the public. If you require special accommodations, please contact Sandra Peppers at 773-702-8219 or .

For inquiries about this event, please contact Sarah Fredericks at or visit http://ctshf.nd.edu/research/being-human-in-the-age-of-humans/ 

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This workshop is part of the "Being Human in the Age of Humans" project, led by Lisa H. Sideris, Indiana University (PI); Celia Deane-Drummond, University of Notre Dame; Sarah E. Fredericks, The University of Chicago; and Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University. The principle investigators are supported by the the Humanities Without Walls Consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Humanities Without Walls Consortium is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The event is also sponsored by UChicago Urban.