ICC Films (2017-18)

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Jorge Volpi, Pedro Ángel Palou, Eloy Urroz, “Daring or Collusion? The Responsibilities of Literature in the Late Anthropocene”

A wide-ranging conversation with three of the leading literary figures of modern Mexico. Jorge Volpi, Pedro Ángel Palou, and Eloy Urroz will discuss the role of the literary imagination and the responsibilities of the writer in an age of economic, political, and ecological crises.

Franz Mauelshagen, “Science & the Evolution of Planetary Politics: A Political Epistemology for the Anthropocene”

Environmental historian Helmuth Franz Mauelshagen’s talk on the transformative power of scientific knowledge in the Anthropocene and its place in the context of planetary politics. UF Professor of the History of Science Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis responds.

Helmuth Trischler, “The Anthropocene: Rethinking Environment & Society, Disciplines & Time”

Historian of Technology Helmuth Trischler’s talk on controversies surrounding the concept of the Anthropocene and its inextricably linked dual careers as a geological and a cultural term. UF Professor of Religion, Nature and Environmental Ethics Bron Taylor responds.