Leaving Gridworld

Provincializing Electricity by Émile St-Pierre (Osaka University) emil.stpierre@gmail.com October 23, 2020 . In the beginning, there was the steam machine. Or so starts one of the ways the Anthropocene story has been told. Much like the biblical Genesi…

Across the Worlds of Insects and Humans

A Multispecies Reading of Mao Dun’s “Spring Silkworms” by Qieyi Liu (University of Toronto) qieyi.liu@mail.utoronto.ca February 21, 2020 . How we narrate our past matters, since the way we perceive history shapes how we understand the present and proje…

Attunements to Fog

Capture as an Idiom for More-than-Human Entanglements by Chakad Ojani, PhD student (University of Manchester) chakad.ojani@gmail.com January 30, 2020 We have barely finished installing Sergio’s fog catcher before he exclaims: “Look how the water is tri…