News and events

  • Angela Fernandez’s talk on nonhuman animals

    Dr. Angela Fernandez (UofT) will give the talk “Not Quite Property, Not Quite Persons: A ‘Quasi’ Approach for Nonhuman Animals” on Tuesday, September 25. The talk is hosted by the Posthumanism Research Network and the Department of Political Science.

    Categories: event

  • Expressions and Images of the Posthuman Workshop April 2018

    With 15 participants and one keynote speaker, the inaugural workshop of the Posthumanism Research Network was a success. Despite the manifestation of hyperobject “global warming” in the form of an historic ice storm, we gathered, discussed, debated, and questioned the posthuman in its various manifestations. Thank you to all participants and stay tuned for information on next year’s workshop which will take place at our partner institution, Wilfrid Laurier University.

    Participants and co-organizers of the April 2018 PRN workshop: David H. Fleming, Caitlin Heppner, Olga Cielemecka, Anders Bergstrom, Terrance H. McDonald, Martin Boucher, Lukas Brasiskis, Christine Daigle, William Brown, Mickey Vallee, Russell Kilbourn, Alain Beaulieu, Karen Houle, Anna Mirzayan, Marie-Josée Beaulieu, Nandita Biswas-Mellamphy

  • Dr. Olga Cielemęcka’s public talk on April 6, 2018

    Dr. Olga Cielemęcka (Linköping University) will present the talk “Anthroposcenery: imagining environmental future with feminist environmental humanities.” This public talk is hosted by the Posthumanism Research Institute and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre. The talk takes place on April 6, 2018, 12:30-2 pm, in WH 206. The poster with abstract for the talk is available here.

    Categories: event

  • Dr. Mickey Vallee gives a public talk on Ubiquitous Listening

    Dr. Mickey Vallee (Athabasca) will present a talk at our partner institution, WLU, on “Intimacy in an Age of Ubiquitous Listening. The talk is on March 26, 2018, 2-4 pm, Hawk’s nest. All are welcome!

    Categories: event

  • Program of the PRN Workshop is now available

    The program of the PRN workshop on “Expressions and Images of the Posthuman is now available here


    Categories: event, news

  • Upcoming workshop: “Expressions and Images of the Posthuman”

    We are happy to announce that the first Posthumanism Research Network/Posthumanism Research Institute workshop will take place on April 14-15, 2018, in PL 600F at Brock University. The theme is “Expressions and Images of the Posthuman.” This two-day interdisciplinary workshop will be open to the public.

    We are fortunate to have a keynote presentation on “Chthulucinema, or the Cine-Squid from Hell” by William Brown (Roehampton University). More information on the workshop will be posted shortly, including a draft programme.

    For any questions, contact Christine Daigle or Terrance McDonald.

  • Thinking About Animals conference – March 1-2, 2018

    We are happy to co-sponsor the Thinking About Animals conference which takes place March 1-2, 2018 at Brock University. You can find the program here.

  • Dr. Byron Williston on Ecological Nationalism and the Canadian Environmental Imaginary

    The PRI and the ESRC (Environmental Sustainability Research Centre) are proud to host a talk by philosopher Byron Williston on “Ecological Nationalism and the Canadian Environmental Imaginary” on Friday, February 9, 2018, 11:00-12:30, in ST 105.

    Categories: event

  • Dr. Cary Wolfe’s public talk on “There is No World”

    Dr. Cary Wolfe (Rice) will present the talk “There is No World: Deconstruction and Theoretical Biology” on Wednesday January 24, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm, PL 600F. All are welcome.

    Categories: event

  • YouTube Channel now open for the Posthumanism Research Network

    Good news! If you miss one of our talks or cannot take the trip to our partner institution to attend a talk you can now watch the presentations on our YouTube Channel.

    Categories: news