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Fri, Apr 24


Epsilon Spires Webinar

Jason W. Moore: Climates of Crisis

The author of Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Discusses Environmental History, Global Capitalism, and the Planetary Imagination. How the crisis we are experiencing is not the failure of a species, it’s the failure of a system.

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Jason W. Moore: Climates of Crisis
Jason W. Moore: Climates of Crisis

Time & Location

Apr 24, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Epsilon Spires Webinar

About the event

Jason W. Moore is an environmental historian and historical geographer at Binghamton University, where he is professor of sociology. He is author or editor of Capitalism in the Web of Life (Verso, 2015), Capitalocene or Antropocene? (Ombre Corte, 2017), Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism (PM Press, 2016), and, with Raj Patel, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things (University of California Press, 2017). 

His books and essays on environmental history, capitalism, and social theory have been widely recognized, including the Alice Hamilton Prize of the American Society for Environmental History (2003), the Distinguished Scholarship Award of the Section on the Political Economy of the World-System (American Sociological Association, 2002 for articles, and 2015 for Web of Life), and the Byres and Bernstein Prize in Agrarian Change (2011). He coordinates the World-Ecology Research Network. Many of his essays can be accessed on his website:

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*We recommend viewing Anthropocene: the human epoch, a new documentary from the award-winning team behind Manufactured Landscapes as a springboard for the discussion. Available streaming online on Kanopy for free with a public library card or university id, or through independant film distributor Kino-Lorber for $4.99

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