Colloquium: The Ends of Nature?


Event Description


Eduardo Kohn
Keynote speaker Eduardo Kohn.

This interdisciplinary conference opens a broad conversation about the various way of understanding nature, the relationship with the human and how it has shaped modernity in Latin America. Please see the event program below for more information regarding the panels and the screening of Amazonia Inc.

THURSDAY October 11, 2018 

4:30 - 7:00 - Film: Amazonia Inc. by Estevao Ciavatta - Robertson Hall, Bowl 1 
Screening followed by conversation with Beto Vedssimo (lmazon), Eduardo Cadava and Fazal Sheikh (Princeton).

FRIDAY October 12, 2018

9:00 - 9:15 - Opening Remarks
Jonathan Aguirre (Princeton)
Marina Bedran (Princeton)

9:15 -11:00 - Bodies of Nature 
Fabiola López-Durán (Rice)
Gisela Heffes (Rice)
Gabriela Nouzeilles (Princeton)

11:15 -1:00 - Extraction I Echopoetics 
Marilia Librandi (Princeton)
Jens Andermann (NYU)
Rachel Price (Princeton)

l:00 - 2:00 - Lunch 

2:00 - 3:45 - The Amazonia Nexus 
Jorge Marcone (Rutgers)
Victoria Saramago (U Chicago)
Jamille Pinheiro (University of Sao Paulo)

4:00 - 6:00 - Keynote Forest for the Trees 
Eduardo Kohn (McGill) followed by a conversation with João Biehl (Princeton)

  • Brazil Lab
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Program in Latin American Studies
  • Princeton Environmental Institute
  • Lewis Center for the Arts