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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

From Edenic Apocalypse to Gardens Against Eden: Plants and People in and after the Anthropocene

Colloquium | February 10 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall

Natasha Myers, Department of Anthropology, York University

Department of Geography

In response to ongoing ecological catastrophes, artists, landscape architects, and conservationists are designing gardens with the hopes of restaging people’s relationships with plants. This talk examines the aesthetics and politics of gardens that aim to demonstrate the interimplication of plants and people in these dire times. One response to the widespread acknowledgement of human impact on...   More >