Tag: discard studies

The Dirt

guestauth0r , September 27th, 2021

Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…

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Reading Lists: Waste Colonialism and Palestine

guestauth0r , May 19th, 2021

When there’s conflict, academics and teachers will often put together a reading list or syllabus to show the breadth and depth of knowledge on a topic that is…

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CFP: Discard Studies Twitter Conference!

Max Liboiron , August 31st, 2020

Discard Studies is throwing a Twitter conference! Twitter conferences are accessible, create a permanent record of scholarship, support conversations with diverse audiences, and best of all, the prese…

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Toward a Tactical Anthropology

Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon

nckawa , February 7th, 2020

The edited volume Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon, edited by Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian, was just published by Punctum Books and is available in pdf format FOR FREE…

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nckawa , July 10th, 2019

This summer I’ve been working with students and colleagues in the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State to install a demonstration garden, titled “Privy2: Biosolids and You.”…

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The what and the why of Discard Studies

Max Liboiron , September 1st, 2018

We tend to think that we are familiar with waste because we deal with it every day. Yet, this is not the case–most aspects of waste are entirely…

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