Category Archives: C21 Conference

Amerithrax and the Nonhuman

By Heather Warren-Crow Let’s begin numerically. Right after 9.11.01, envelopes containing Bacillus anthracis were mailed to 2 US senators, a news anchor, the editor of the New York Post, and the headquarters of the publisher of Playboy and The National … Continue reading

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Academia as Monstrous Puppet

By Charlotte Frost Within the busy The Nonhuman Turn conference Twitter stream (which was marked by the #c21nonhuman hashtag) there loomed a rather apt entity: a distinctively nonhuman interlocutor by the name of Richard Gruesome. This zombie-esque character, apparently inspired … Continue reading

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#C21nonhuman

How can one capture the excitement, intensity, and enthusiasm of this past weekend’s Nonhuman Turn Conference?  One can point toward the participants’ willingness to continue to think through the ideas discussed during the conference, despite their exhaustion.   UWM English professor, … Continue reading

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Affect, Epistemology and the Nonhuman Turn

By Rebekah Sheldon Over drinks the other evening, a dear colleague posed the following question. He asked: “Is affect nonhuman?” He was thinking about the upcoming Nonhuman Turn conference and the sorts of topics registered by the panel titles. While … Continue reading

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#c21nonhuman

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Introducing ThinkMakeDigital

In anticipation of the upcoming Nonhuman Turn Conference – it’s only weeks away! – we’d like to introduce ThinkMakeDigital (TMD).   This group has been working behind the scenes, considering how to use nonhuman technologies to think about the nonhuman turn  (very … Continue reading

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Vibrant Matter

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