Tag: waste studies

Thinking with Soils

nckawa , June 22nd, 2020


The new edited volume Thinking with Soils – edited by Juan Francisco Salazar, Céline Granjou, Matthew Kearnes, Anna Krzywoszynska, and Manuel Tironi – is now available. You can…


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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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New Zine on the History of Sanitation

nckawa , August 29th, 2019


Our zine “Infrastructural Digest” is now completed(!) and 250 copies have just been printed for the opening of the Privy2 demonstration garden. The zine features original artwork and…


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Night Soil and the Metabolic Rift

nckawa , July 19th, 2019


Our latest article is out, which examines the history and cross-cultural management of human waste (or “night soil”) as an agricultural resource. The paper grew out of a…


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Privy2

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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A Story of Us

nckawa , March 8th, 2019


For the past several years, the graduate students of the Ohio State Department of Anthropology have produced A Story of Us, a podcast that is sponsored by the…


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What Happens When We Flush? Public Talk at Whetstone Library

nckawa , October 11th, 2018


If you want to learn about all the fascinating things central Ohio does with its so-called “human waste,” come to this public talk I’ll be giving at Whetstone…


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