Author: Paul Burch

Solar Studios Screens Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

Paul Burch , April 12th, 2019


As part of the 2019 CENHS Symposium, Solar Studios presents Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear: a short, visual reflection on the recent Deer Park ITC…


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Solar Studios and CENHS Screen Abbas Kiarostami’s “Five Dedicated to Ozu”

Paul Burch , March 28th, 2019


Following on from Peter Hutton’s At Sea (2007), Solar Studios and CENHS continues its Slow Cinema Series with Abbas Kiarostami’s contemplative 2003 work, Five Dedicated to Ozu. Serving…


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Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier

Paul Burch , March 3rd, 2019


Don’t miss this exciting exciting workshop event on Friday March 8–Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier. Produced in conjunction with the curatorial project…


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The Pothole on the Side of the Road: Thoughts on the Immanent Materialty of Cycling

Paul Burch , November 22nd, 2018


In a blog post I published a few weeks back I discussed the importance of inhabiting Houston’s streets as pedestrians and cyclists and reflected on the “wastelanding” of…


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Reflections on Disposability, “Mobile Privatization,” and the “Wastelanding” of Houston’s Streets

Paul Burch , November 1st, 2018


Recently, I was having a conversation with several colleagues about driving in Houston. The usual horror stories were being exchanged when the conversation turned to road rage. Why…


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Upcoming Talk at Rice by Paul Burrow, Yale School of Forestry

Paul Burch , October 23rd, 2018


All those interested in cultural studies, the environmental humanities, ecology and more, here’s an exciting upcoming Rice event to put in your calendars: * * * Forest Afterimages:…


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Call For Papers – DeLillo and Environments: American Literature Association 2019

Paul Burch , October 21st, 2018


There is an exciting upcoming opportunity for Americanists, Environmental Humanities specialists, and scholars of Don DeLillo.  From May 23-26 the American Literature Association will be hosting a con…


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Call for Papers: Echoing Ecologies – Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Canadian Studies

Paul Burch , September 19th, 2018


Calling scholars from all disciplines with an interest the environment, this one is for you! From 22 May–24 May 2019 the Marburg Centre for Canadian Studies at Philipps-Universität…


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Exciting Opening at University of St Andrews: A Three-Year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on “Oil, Money and Climate Change”

Paul Burch , September 19th, 2018


For those of you looking for academic work in the field of energy and the Human Sciences, there is an exciting new opening for a postdoctoral Research Fellow…


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