Screenings, Lectures, Workshops

Climate Realism | Media@McGill International Colloquium

  Climate Realism names the challenge of representing and conceptualizing climate in the era of climate change. Climate has traditionally referenced the weather it gathers, the mood it creates, and the settings it casts. In the era of the Anthropocene—the contemporary epoch in which geologic conditions and processes are...

New Maternalisms Redux & Mapping the Maternal

New Maternalisms Redux &Mapping the Maternal: Art, Ethics, and the Anthropocene Please join us for a series of public events, May 12, 13, and 14, 2016! Exhibition Opening, New Maternalisms Redux, May 12, 6-9pm, FAB Gallery Film Screening, The Motherhood Archives, May 13, 4-6pm, Garneau Theater ...

What’s Fuelling Our Future

Mindshare: what's fuelling our future? Speakers from across the globe share their perspectives on the future of energy systems. At the University of AlbertaPosted by Universities Canada on Monday, 18 April 2016 "As the world tries to move away from fossil fuels to cleaner, more renewable...

After Paris: Video

The 2015 UN Climate Convention in Paris (COP21) was an unprecedented gathering of global political leaders, and it will determine the future of climate change politics for decades to come. For many, COP21 was considered to be the last opportunity for national governments to offer...

What Does Climate Change? 80 Years of Environmental Politics – Left and Right

January 29, 4:00-6:00pm Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (11405 87 Ave NW), Room 2 430 Panelists: Laurie Adkin – co-author First World Petro-Politics (forthcoming), University of Alberta Nick Driedger – International Workers of the World Linda Duncan – MP Edmonton-Strathcona (New Democratic Party) Samir Gandesha – Institute of Humanities, Simon...

After Paris: An Interdisciplinary Response to the UN Climate Convention

AFTER PARIS An Interdisciplinary Response to the UN Climate Convention Art Gallery of Alberta Ledcor Theatre 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1 January 28 (7:00-9:00 pm)   The 2015 UN Climate Convention in Paris (COP21) was an unprecedented gathering of global political leaders, and it will determine the future of...

Banff Research in Culture (BRiC) 2016: “On Energy”

ON ENERGY Banff Research in Culture 2016 / The Banff Centre May 30 to June 24, 2016 Application Deadline: December 16, 2015 Application information can be found at: https://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/banff-research-culture-energy Faculty: Ackroyd and Harvey; Keller Easterling, Matthew Huber, Imre Szeman Program Director: Jeff Diamanti Our lives revolve around energy. From driving our cars—or bikes—to work, to eating food and...

FACTS conference on Climate Change & Energy Transition in Edmonton

Consulate General of France in Vancouver Thursday, 29 October 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (MDT) Edmonton, AB In partnership with the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary, the Consulate General of France in Vancouver will co-organize this free public conference on October, 29th 2015...