preliminary reading-group schedule:
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald (2014): reading and defining eco-lifewriting. Setting the course for the future discussions. Life and Zoom.
Selected chapters from Overstory by Richard Powers (2018), combined with Andreas Malm’s first chapter “On building of Nature: Against Constructionism” in The Progress of this Storm (2018). Life and Zoom.
Selected parts from Colors of Nature edited by Alison H. Deming og Lauret E. Savoy (2011). Continuing on the path of vindicating the importance of eco-life-writing: first-person narrative earth&place bound narrativity and agency thereof. Life and Zoom.
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard (1974): alternative reading of Dillard’s seminal novel, combined with selected texts from How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human by Eduardo Kohn (2013). Life and Zoom.
The Turquoise Ledge by Leslie Marmon Silko (2010). Silko’s autobiography juxtaposed with Macdonald and Dillard. Introduction to non-eurocentric temporalities in terms of narrative identity of the self and the place.
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (2013). Combined with short excerpts from Beyond Settler Time by Mark Rifkin (2017). Discussing spatial and temporal continuities between the human and nonhuman, questioning the eurocentrism of the human-nonhuman binary itself. Life and Zoom.
Berlin – Deep ecology & Art seminar
11th Oct, 8th Nov, 13th Dec., 10th Jan (every 2nd Sunday of each month)
Documentary – People in Chile: Phd presentation after the documentary
preliminary movie-group schedule:
Screening of Stalker (1979)
Mid October 2020 (exact date to be set): Inauguration fire. Sognsvann, Oslo.
Mid December 2020: Winter’s continuum: deep time walk on the frozen soil/ice.
Jan 2021: H is for Hawk, A is for Anthropocene: collaborative event. Online panel.
Feb 2021: Klimahuset. visit. (depends on cov19 restrictions).
H is for Hawk
Reading-group’s first meeting.
Official opening of Eco-read.com. Storytelling in the dark.