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

Summary

University of Chicago faculty – Fredrik Albritton Jonsson (History), David Archer (Geophysical Sciences), and Sarah Fredericks (Religious Ethics) – will explore how to put scientific narratives about the Anthropocene in dialogue with alternative frames from history, religion, and ethics.

Free and open to the public. 

Location

Common Room, Swift Hall
The University of Chicago Divinity School
1025 East 58th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637

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 project is supported by 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.