Spring./Summer 2022:

Members of the CSC are currently reading Pollution is Colonialism, by Max Liboiron

We welcome those interested to join us for casual discussions around this book in the coming months, If you are interested- Please get in touch!

at: sustainablecurating (at) gmail (dot) com

Previous Titles (F/W 2021/22):

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds by adrienne maree brown (2017)

From AK Press:

Inspired by Octavia Butler’s explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns. Rather than steel ourselves against such change, this book invites us to feel, map, assess, and learn from the swirling patterns around us in order to better understand and influence them as they happen. This is a resolutely materialist “spirituality” based equally on science and science fiction, a visionary incantation to transform that which ultimately transforms us.”

A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None by Kathryn Yusoff (2019)

From the University of Minnesota Press:

“No geology is neutral, writes Kathryn Yusoff. Tracing the color line of the Anthropocene, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None examines how the grammar of geology is foundational to establishing the extractive economies of subjective life and the earth under colonialism and slavery. Yusoff initiates a transdisciplinary conversation between black feminist theory, geography, and the earth sciences, addressing the politics of the Anthropocene within the context of race, materiality, deep time, and the afterlives of geology.