Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Final Reading List, Fall 2014 [Rd]

Things You Read this Semester: 

Week 1
  • Miller, Sarah. 'Prestige TV in the time of ClimateChange'. The New Yorker: June 25,2014
  • “weird, v.” Oxford English Dictionary. Online Edition.
  • Sloterdijk, Peter. 2013. ‘The Wandering Star’, ‘Return to Earth’, 'Globe Time, World Picture Time'. In the World Interior of Capital. Polity Press:  pp. 15-32

Week 2
  • Liao, S. Matthew, Anders Sandberg, and Rebecca Roache. "Human engineering and climate change." Ethics, Policy & Environment 15.2 (2012): 206-221.
  • Ferguson, Frances. 2014. ‘Climate Change and Us’. Diacritics, Vol. 41, No. 3: 33-37

Week 3
  • Hippocrates, 'Airs, Waters, Places'.
  • Montesquieu (1748) Book XIV. Of Laws in Relation to the Nature of the Climate
  • Siegel, James. 1981. ‘Academic Work: The View from Cornell. Diacritics, Vol. 11, No. 1: 58-83
  • Ingold, Tim. 2007. Earth, Sky, Wind, and Weather. The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Vol. 13, Wind, Life, Health: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives (2007), pp. S19-S38

Week 4
  • Hong, Cathy Park. 2012. 'The World Cloud'. Engine, Empire. W & W Norton and Company. pp. 65-93
  • Irvine, Richard. 2014. Deep Time: An Anthropological Problem. Social Anthropology. 22(2): 157-172
  • Kolbert, Elizabeth. 2014. ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene’. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Henry Holt and Co: pp. 92-110 
  • Ialenti, Vincent. 2014. When Deep Time Becomes Shallow: Knowing Nuclear Waste Risk Ethnographically. Discard Studies.
  • Latour, Bruno. 2012. 'Love your Monsters'. Breakthrough Journal. Winter 2012

Week 5
  • Disruption. 2014. Directed by Kelly Nyks & Jared P. Scott
  • Ruidak-Gould, Peter. 2014. 'Climate Change and Accusation: Global Warming and Local Blame in a Small Island State.' Current Anthropology. 55(4): 365-385
  • Oreskes, Naomi and Erik M. Conway. 2013. The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future. Daedalus. 142(1)

Week 6
  • Douglas, Mary. 'Secular Defilement'. Purity and Ritual. Routledge Press.
  • Nagle, John. (2013). Good Pollution, 79 The University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue.
  • Mass v. EPA. 2007. 'Opinion of the Court'.
  • Obama, Barack. 2013. 'Remarks by the President on Climate Change'.

Week 7
  • Žižek, Slavoj. 2007. 'Introduction', 'Empty Gestures and Performatives', 'The Interpassive Subject'. How to Read Lacan. W.W. Norton and Company Press
  • Sloterdijk, Peter. 2013. 'Mutations in the Pampering Space'. In the World Interior of Capital. Polity Press
  • Berry, Wendell. 'Faustian Economics'. Harper's Magazine. May 2008
  • Princen, T. et al. 2013. 'Keep Them in the Ground: Ending the Fossil Fuel Era. State of the world 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?'. World watch Institute.
  • Chouinard, Yvon. 'The Education of a Reluctant Businessman'. University of California Santa Barbara Lecture.

Week 8
  • Department of Defense 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap
  • Cornell University's Climate Change Action Plan Update & Roadmap 2014-2015

Week 9
  • Beck, Ulrich. 'World Risk Society and Manufactured Uncertainties'. Iris. 2009
  • Evans-Pritchard, E. 'The Notion of Witchcraft Explains Unfortunate Events'. Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic Among the Azande. Oxford Clarendon Press
  • Whorf, Benjamin Lee. Blazing Icicles. The Hartford Agent. 1941
  • Powers, Michael. 'False Choices and Black Boxes'. Ruminations on Risk and Insurance. 2012
  • ACE. Public/Educational Entity Pollution Liability Insurance

Week  10-11
  • Rich, Nathaniel. 2013. Odds Against Tomorrow. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.

Week 12-13

  • Morton, Timothy. 2013. Hyperobjects. University of Minnesota Press. 

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