Curso Biopolítica, Necropolítica, y Epistemologías Multi-Especies

Fin de curso elaborando un estante multi-especixs para traducir los conceptos trabajados en artefactos e ingredientes en nuestras cocinas de pensamiento decolonial más-que-humano. Curso: Biopolítica, necropolítica, y epistemologías multi-especies Tipo:          Optativo                                  Créditos: 3 Fecha:   Del 9 al 12 de Julio 2018 Cupos: Carga Horaria presencial:  16 horasDocente responsable: Prof. Gonzalo Correa Profesor: Mara DicentaDESTINATARIOS: Estudiantes... Continue Reading →

The Racial Politics of Science

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xByovHCrWVQ&ab_channel=STGlobalConsortium Racial justice scholars and advocates have for decades recognized that scientific and academic communities in the United States are affected by and participate in the systemic marginalization of Black and brown communities. There are disproportionately few faculty of color in U.S. higher education, and a combination of structural disadvantage, systemic biases, and widespread prejudices... Continue Reading →

Bio-Social Collaborations:

Archibald, J.L., Anderson, C.B., Dicenta, M. et al. The relevance of social imaginaries to understand and manage biological invasions in southern Patagonia. Biol Invasions (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02325-2 Western environmental thought and practice historically separated humans and nature. This dichotomy led to an ecological bias in environmental research and management, but increasingly issues like biological invasions are being re-conceived as socio-ecological... Continue Reading →

El Castorceno: Erradicación y colonialismo de pioneros en Tierra del Fuego

Traducción de http://www.environmentandsociety.org/arcadia/beavercene-eradication-and-settler-colonialism-tierra-del-fuego En 1946, el gobierno argentino introdujo veinte castores (Castor Canadensis) en Tierra del Fuego (TdF) con la idea de implementar una industria de pieles en un territorio imaginado como vacío y estéril. Los castores viajaron desde Canadá a manos del Tom Lamb, un colono conocido como “Mr. North” por haber expandido la... Continue Reading →

Eradication and Settler-Colonialism in Tierra del Fuego

Dicenta, Mara. “The Beavercene: Eradication and Settler-Colonialism in Tierra del Fuego.” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia (Spring 2020), no. 1. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/8973. Eradication and Settler-Colonialism in Tierra del Fuego In 1946, Argentina introduced twenty beavers (Castor canadensis) to Tierra del Fuego (TdF) to promote the fur industry in a land deemed empty... Continue Reading →

El Antropoceno, ¿Ciencia o Política?

Mara Dicenta expuso en una nueva edición del ComuniCADIC, un recorrido teórico en torno a algunas nociones, preguntas y rupturas que enmarcan a su proyecto de investigación. En particular compartió sus reflexiones en torno al debate académico sobre El Antropoceno, ¿Ciencia o Política? Para discutir estas divisiones, Mara presentó diferentes casos prácticos. De este modo, los... Continue Reading →

More-than-human Cartographies

Cartographies are representations of discursive realities. As a discipline, it was professionalized at the beginning of the 19th century with the aim of knowing territories scientifically and against handicraft cartography (Wood, 2010). More recently, critical cartography aims to uncover the hidden powers that maps represent. In this line, the use of beavers as a symbol... Continue Reading →

Feminist Science Studies: The Abortion Green Scarf as a Boundary Object

Original Publication in Somatosphere: http://somatosphere.net/2019/03/the-abortion-green-scarf-as-a-boundary-object-beyond-the-curse-of-the-left.html   Science and Technology Studies (STS) can engage with social movements in a variety of forms. STS scholarship has provided methods, theories, and concepts related to how information and values are communicated between scientific disciplines and affected communities, how those communities are formed and/or dissolved around matters of concern, how... Continue Reading →

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