Sökning: "Anthropocene"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 65 uppsatser innehållade ordet Anthropocene.

  1. 1. A Discourse Analysis of Anthropocene in IHOPE Publications : Is There a Place for Archaeology?

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Författare :Félice Rubin; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Anthropocene; archaeology; agency; human-nature; environmental determinism;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores in what way the organisation IHOPE discuss the concept of Anthropocene in text. The texts analysed are based on a selection from publications on IHOPE’s webpage that encompass the word ‘Anthropocene’. LÄS MER

  2. 2. "I'm Going Away Now" : Posthumanism and the End of the Anthropocene in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake

    Kandidat-uppsats, Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Författare :Evelina Magnusson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Oryx and Crake; Margaret Atwood; posthumanism; Anthropocene; Oryx and Crake; Margaret Atwood; posthumanism; antropocen;

    Sammanfattning : This essay explores the themes of posthumanism and the Anthropocene in Margaret Atwood’s novel Oryx and Crake. It analyses how the novel describes humanity’s effects on the earth in the novel and its human and non-human inhabitants, during the geological era that is called the Anthropocene. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Bread Nouveau

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Författare :Axel Landström; Victor Isaksson Pirtti; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : In 2018 90 billion tonnes of raw material was extracted globally. It is estimated 20% of this went to waste and with the quickening pace of global metabolism this figure is predicted to have doubled by 2060. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Metrics of making knowledge in a wilder Anthropocene : the roles and implications of produced knowledge in the governance of synthetic biology for biodiversity conservation

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Författare :Rixt Marloes van der Valk; [2020]
    Nyckelord :international biodiversity governance; Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse SKAD ; measurementality; novel entities; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Under the growing influence of dominant discourses such as ecological modernisation and neo- liberalisation, proposed alternative conservation approaches focus more and more on efficiency. In the realm of biodiversity conservation, synthetic biology - the application of engineering to facilitate and accelerate the design or modification of genetic materials in living organisms – has emerged as an efficient approach. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Incomprehensible Scale of the Anthropocene: The Relevance of the Sublime in VanderMeer's 'Annihilation' and Anthropocene Fiction

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Författare :Leila Francis; [2020]
    Nyckelord :sublime; Annihilation; Jeff VanderMeer; Anthropocene fiction; climate fiction;

    Sammanfattning : This paper examines the relationship between the sublime and the Anthropocene, the period in earth’s geological history characterized by human impact upon the planet. As the genre of Anthropocene fiction, or climate fiction, has emerged in recent years, difficulties in defining the new genre as well as identifying useful tropes and forms within cli-fi novels has given rise to several proposed methods of understanding the Anthropocene. LÄS MER