Writing Global Histories in the Anthropocene

October 22nd, 2017

Engaging the Anthropocene as historical genre and exploring transnational methods towards critical Anthropocene history writing.



Conceiving of the Anthropocene as a planetary phenomenon mires the concept in the methodological dilemmas of writing global history. This seminar, held in October 2017 as part of Anthropocene Campus Philadelphia, explored the chronologies and geographies that best capture the expansive historical processes commonly associated with the Anthropocene.