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Publication and the Technosphere, a Lecture by Paul Boshears

October 19, 2017 ( 12:30PM - 1:30PM )

Following from the recent discussions among the International Commission on Stratigraphy’s “Working Group on the Anthropocene,” Peter Haff (Duke, Earth & Ocean Sciences) has argued for his technosphere concept in order to explain the ascendant role global technology is playing in reshaping the functioning of the earth’s systems (e.g. atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, etc.).

 In this brief presentation I will share my work as an element of the Technosphere Research Project at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, which comprises a range of symposia that spur conversations among scientists, artists, and the general public in order to explore the origins and future itineraries of the technosphere.


Dr. Paul Boshears is Limited Term Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy at Kennesaw State University. He is co-editor of the media-agnostic journal, continent. ( and serves on several journals including Deleuze Studies (Edinburgh University Press), Itineration (Clemson University, punctum books), and Evental Aesthetics (independent)...more


Event Location:
Kennesaw State University
Social Sciences Building
Bldg #402 , Room 5074

Directions and Parking:
Off-campus visitors should park in Visitor parking.