Rice Seminar Symposium: "Futures of Waste"

Friday, September 6, 2019

A symposium of the Rice Seminar “Waste: Histories and Futures,” sponsored by the Humanities Research Center and the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS), in collaboration with the Moody Center for the Arts. All events are free and open to the public.

9:30am Welcome, Dominic Boyer

9:45am - Session 1

Josh Reno, “Cacas Ergo Sum: Disability, Toileting, and the Figure of the HumAnimal”

11am -  Session 2

Jae Rhim Lee, “A Decompiculture Approach to the Body”

1pm - Session 3

Anand Pandian, “Trawling for Plastic in the South Pacific”

2:15pm - Session 4

Rychiee Espinosa, “Trash Tectonics: Experimentations in the Transformation of Waste”

3:30 - Plenary discussion led by Dominic Boyer, Joseph Campana and Cymene Howe