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SPEAKING

Spring semester speaking engagements:

  

  • Futures after Progress: Hope and Doubt in Late Industrial Baltimore." Yale University, Department of Anthropology, New Haven, CT, January 24, 2024.

  • “Time Bomb: Toxic Disavowal and American Apocalypse.” University of Pennsylvania, Department of Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA, February 12, 2024.

  • “Time Bomb: Toxic Disavowal and American Apocalypse.” Stanford University, Department of Anthropology, Stanford, CA, February 26, 2024.

  • “Slow Violence and Slow Writing: Anthropology after Defense.” Keynote address for conference on “Enacting Temporality,” Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, April 21, 2024.

 

  • “Time Bomb: Toxic Disavowal and American Apocalypse.” University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Human Context of Science and Technology Program, Baltimore, MD, April 22, 2024.

 

  • “Futures after Progress: Hope and Doubt in Late Industrial Baltimore.” George Washington University, Department of Anthropology, Washington, DC, April 26, 2024.

 

  • “Futures after Progress: Hope and Doubt in Late Industrial Baltimore.” Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Chicago, IL, May 28, 2024.

  • “Futures after Progress: Hope and Doubt in Late Industrial Baltimore.” Ecological Design Center, Virtual Book Club, May 29, 2024.

Recent recorded talks can be found at the links below.

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Time Bomb: Two Hundred Years of Toxic Disavowal in Late Industrial South Baltimore

Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anthropology, December 6, 2022. Watch here.

Cover image: sign from the Curtis Bay Ordnance Depot in South Baltimore, circa 1950; from the US National Archives in Philadelphia.

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Hope at the End of the World: Two Views from Late Industrial Baltimore

University of Delaware, Department of Anthropology, October 27, 2022. Watch here.

Cover image: painting from "The Holey Land," by Baltimore-based artist Valeska Populoh.

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How Waste Became Renewable in Baltimore: A Cautionary Tale

Cornell University, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, May 9, 2022. Watch here.

Cover image: artist's rendering of the BRESCO incinerator in Baltimore, circa 1980; commissioned by the Northeast Waste Disposal Authority.

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