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Review: The Anthropocene Hagakure

A review of Roy Scranton‘s Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of Civilization, (San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 2015). 1,873 more words

Thinking in mammoth time

I told a group of students a while ago that we had red pandas in North America until “relatively recently.” Big mistake.

“Wait,” one stopped me. 893 more words


Critical Inquiry Debate: Deep Time and the Transnational

Critical Inquiry
Debate: Deep Time and the Transnational
Our Spring 2012 issue featured “The Posthuman Comedy” by Mark McGurl, on deep time and the transnational turn in literary studies—and on the work of Wai Chee Dimock.   55 more words

American Byzantium, an alt-future

Actually, as a thought experiment, I started playing with what California might look like in the High Altithermal, from about 2100 CE to about 3600 CE.  681 more words


Paralyzed Christianity

Dearest hijas,

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I haven’t forgotten about you and this blog, mis hijas, but, you know the story. Perhaps this review of Dr. 718 more words

Millions And Billions Of Years

The dust of ages

I came across this little bit when listening to NPR’s On The Media.  The episode is entitled “Digital Dark Age” which of course pricked my ears up immediately, as the digital dark age is something I dealt with in… 559 more words