Summer Reading

Over December 2016, running through to February 2017 the philosophy reading group will be engaging with short texts containing big ideas. Each session (unevenly spaced) will focus on a different text/author and be decided on the session before.

Session 1
Wednesday 7 December 2016, 6 pm
Location: Auckland Central Library, Te Marama Room,
Level 1, 44 – 46 Lorne St, Auckland CBD (far corner behind the Level 1 assistance desk)

The first session will read Donna Haraway’s influential A Cyborg Manifesto, first published in 1985, against her most recent writing on the Anthropocene, Capitalocene and Chthulucene found in her 2016 book Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene. In specific we will read Chapter 2, TentacularThinking: Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene

About the reading group:
The reading group: is open to anyone who wishes to participate and we encourage you to forward this invitation to your networks. We will be reading and discussing specific sections each fortnight moving through the book. The group is facilitated by Melissa Laing [melissa at melissalaing.com] who will be learning alongside and with everyone who participates.