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Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time

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    Haunting

    Posted on 11th April 2016

    Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time The final workshop in our series of discussions of ‘unexpected encounters with deep time’ looked at Haunting Ghosts are, perhaps first and foremost, expressions of desire: to connect, communicate, or commingle across boundaries. One of the most challenging aspects of the Anthropocene—both conceptually and ethically—is the way it puts the […]

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    Violence

    Posted on 11th April 2016

    Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time As the second of three workshops (workshops one and three focus on Enchantment and Haunting) in our Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time series, this workshop asked what the perspective of deep time might bring to environmental humanities approaches to cosmic, planetary, intra-human and inter-species violence. There is a one in […]

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    Enchantment

    Posted on 11th April 2016

    Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time Our series focus on ‘unexpected encounters with deep time’ emphasises the way that deep time is encountered in materiality of the everyday. Likewise Jane Bennett has stressed that enchantment arises, unanticipated, in the moment, in the “active engagement with objects of sensuous experience” (5). Earlier in 2015 the discovery of […]

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