Politics, Society, Environment and Development

Fall 2018:

October 25: Constanza Ocampo-Raeder (Carleton College), "Nocturnal Cebiche and Fresh Fish Fantasies: On the Ecological Identity of Food"

November 12: Timothy Neale (Deakin University), "Thinking wildness, place and indigeneity in northern Australia"


Spring 2019:

January 29: Camelia Dewan (University of Oslo), "Climate Change as a 'Spice': Performing ignorance in the translation of development projects in coastal Bangladesh"

February 7: David Hughes (Rutgers University), "Wind on Land"

February 28: Dana Graef (University of Maryland), "The Earth is Us"

March 14: David Lipset (University of Minnesota), TBA


Spring 2020:

February 27: Jerry Jacka (University of Colorado Boulder)

March 5: Patrick Nason (Columbia University)

April 2: Randall Abate (Monmouth University)


** Papers are pre-circulated before each workshop. For a copy of the paper, please contact the workshop coordinator, Stephnaie Ratte (

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