Panel 4: Climate Justice and the Ecological Imagination

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Panel 4: Climate Justice and the Ecological Imagination

“Climate Justice and Ecocritical Materialism”

Serpil Opperman (President of EASLCE (European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and Environment))

“Guerrilla Narrative in the Wasteocene”

Marco Armiero

Telling the Right Story: a Working-Class Ecology (WCE) Narrative

Stefania Barca (Senior Researcher at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES/UC))

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Panel 3: Transspecies Perspectives on Climate Justice

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Panel 3: Transspecies Perspectives on Climate Justice

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Brett Buchanan (Director, School of the Environment, and Associate Professor of Philosophy, Laurentian University)

“Remember Kinglake”

Kate Rigby (Professor of Environmental Humanities, Bath Spa University and Monash University)

“Parasitic Geostories: Rabies and Multispecies Precarity in Bali”

Phillip Drake (Assistant Professor of English, University of Kansas)

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Panel 2: Psychological Approaches to Climate Justice

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Panel 2: Psychological Approaches to Climate Justice

“Feminist Resources for Addressing the Emotional Dimensions of Climate Change

Lesley Head (Professor, University of Melbourne)

Lecture Title Coming Soon

Joseph Dodds (Psychoanalyst and Professor, University of New York in Prague; Lecturer at Charles University’s CIEE Study Center and the Anglo-American University)

The Intergroup Foundations of Climate Change Justice

Janet Swim (Professor of Psychology, Penn State University)

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Panel 1: Climate and Environmental Justice: Politics of Resistance

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Panel 1: Climate and Environmental Justice: Politics of Resistance

“Protecting the Power to Pollute: Identity Co-Optation, Gender, and the Public Relations Strategies of Fossil Fuel Industries”

Shannon Bell (Associate Professor, Virginia Tech)

Lecture Title Coming Soon

Derrick Jensen

Telling the Right Story: a Working-Class Ecology (WCE) Narrative

Stefania Barca (Senior Researcher at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (CES/UC)

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Opening Talks

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OPENING TALKS

“Title of Talk”

Dallas Goldtooth (Mdewakanton Dakota and Dine) is a Keep it in the Ground Organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network. He is a Dakota cultural/language teacher and a co-founder of the Indigenous comedy group, The 1491s.

“Title of talk”

Alexa Weik von Mossner (Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Klagenfurt in Austria)

Title of Talk

Sean Cubitt (Professor of Film and Television at Goldsmiths, University of London and Honorary Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne)

 

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Panel 19: Indigenous Lands and Visual Rhetoric in Ecomedia II (pre-formed)

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Panel 19: Indigenous Lands and Visual Rhetoric in Ecomedia II (pre-formed)

Chair: Abigail Perez Aguilera (aperezaguilera@westminster.edu)

This panel (as part of a two series panel on Indigenous ecomedia) explores ecomedia practices from South America, Africa and Oceania. The papers present different ecomedia—from films, videopoems to art installations—that address indigenous knowledges, cosmopolitics, heteronormative ideals, resistance practices, and rights while discussing the limits of Western environmental thought. In their papers, the panelists offer discussions on decolonial aesthetics, queering indigenous and non-indigenous performativities, indigenous resistance as well as non- human agencies. Drawing Indigenous studies theories and methodologies to the fore, the panel advances interdisciplinary discussions on ecomedia, highlighting Indigenous media relevance to ecological resistance, critiques to Anthropocentrism and capitalism as well as environmental justice and decolonial aesthetics.

“Decolonially Queer: Indigenous Ecocriticism, Queer Ecologies, and Multispecies Relationships in Recent Latin American Film and Art”

Vera Coleman (Lecturer in Spanish, Carleton College)

“Eco-Testimonies and Eco-Memories in Olosho: Placing Indigenous Ecomedia within the De-/Coloniality of Nature”

Felix Mantz (M.A. student in International Political Economy, King’s College London)

Inal Mama: Subjugated Indigenous Knowledges and the Sacredness of the Coca Leaf”

Abigal Perez Aguilera (Lecturer in Department of Politics, Justice and Global Studies, Westminster College)

“Praise Your Capacity: Oceania, the Anthropocene, and Craig Santos Perez’s Videopoems”

Rebecca Hogue (Ph.D. candidate in Native American Studies, University of California, Davis)

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Panel 18: Indigenous Lands and Visual Rhetoric in Ecomedia I (pre-formed)

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Panel 18: Indigenous Lands and Visual Rhetoric in Ecomedia I (pre-formed)

Chair: Kyle Bladow (Assistant Professor of Native American Studies, Northland College)

Respondent: Salma Monani (Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Gettysburg College)

This panel explores ecomedia practices around the world, highlighting three projects from three separate continents, each using documentary-style film and video with Indigenous themes. Land is a recurring theme in the papers, as panelists consider Indigenous rights, connections to place, and land use conflicts. The panelists advance the conference’s investigation of contradictions arising from ecomedia production and consumption, posing questions about ecological relations and their influences on Indigenous identity and political sovereignty. The panel further considers a range of media practices (feature documentary, documentary-style fictional drama, and social media video and drone footage), all contributing to the ongoing definition of ecomedia.

“Black Bodies, White Earth: Post-eruption Landscape of Mount Pinatubo as the Modern Aeta Consciousness in Brillante Mendoza’s Manoro

Rogelio Garcia (Ph.D. candidate in English, University of Oregon)

“Living/Dying with Water: Indigenous Histories and Bioregionalism in The Pearl Button

Matthew Holtmeier (Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, Ithaca College)

“Decolonizing Drones: Aerial Media in the #NoDAPL Struggle”

Emily Roehl (Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, University of Texas at Austin)

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Panel 17: Ecomedia Concept and Theory

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Panel 17: Ecomedia Concept and Theory

“Inscriptive Energetics: Climate Change, Energy, Inscription”

Nathaniel Otjen (Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy, University of Oregon)

“Ecomedia Crossroads: Guattari and the Eclipse of Representation”

Jay Murphy (Independent Scholar)

“Eco-sexual Imaginations of the Earth”

Miriam Tola (Assistant Teaching Professor in Media and Screen Studies, Northeastern University)

 

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Panel 16: Social Media / New Media

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Panel 16: Social Media / New Media

“Fly Fishing in the Digital Age: From Eastern Rises to #KeepEmWet”

Cory Willard (Ph.D. candidate in English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

“Going Rogue: A Material Feminist Reading of AltUsNatParkService as Environmental Rhetoric and Ecomedia’s New Resistance Movement”

Amy Propen (Assistant Professor, Writing Program, University of California, Santa Barbara)

“New Media/Ecomedia: Senegal’s Journal Télévisé Rappé

Rich Watts (Director of Canadian Studies and Associate Professor of French, University of Washington)

“Networked Activism for Environment and Place in the Northern Triangle of Central America: De-colonial Practices in Digital Spaces”

Laura Barbas-Rhoden (Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Wofford College)

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Panel 15: Visualizing Ecomedia

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Panel 15: Visualizing Ecomedia

“Ground Control to Spaceship Earth: Global Visualization in the Anthropocene”

Shelby Brewster (Ph.D. candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Pittsburgh)

“World-Building: The Unnatural Geologies of Joyce Hinterding and David Haines”

Susan Ballard (Senior Lecturer in Art History and Contemporary Arts, University of Wollongong)

“Eco-data – Ecomedia – Ecoaesthetics, or: Technologies of the Ecological after the Anthropocene”

Yvonne Volkart (Dozentin / Senior Researcher, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland)

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