Posts Tagged ‘Damian White’

White speaks about his research in Australia, Canada and the US

Damian White, (Professor, History, Philosophy and Social Science) has recently given a range of invited talks on his research in Australia, Canada and the US. White spoke about Design Ecologies, Creative Labor and Hybrid Ecological Democracy at the University of Sydney and the Western Political Science Association in Vancouver. He gave an invited paper Climate Security: […]

White Gives Keynote at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Damian White (Associate Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) gave the keynote lecture at the Harvard Graduate School Doctoral Program Conference Bound and Unbound: The Sites of Utopia on 15th April 2016. His lecture was entitled Urban Public Ecologies, Democratic Invention and Creative Labor: Design-Futuring in the Anthropocene. It provided an overview of hegemonic discourses shaping the contemporary […]

White lecture at Boston College

Damian White (Associate Professor, Department Head, History, Philosophy and Social Science) will give a public lecture at Boston College on Monday 16th November entitled “End Times Ecology, Technocratic Ecomodernism or Public Ecology: Environmental Social Theory in the Age of the Anthropocene.” The talk will take place at 10 Stone Avenue, Room 201, Boston College, Monday […]

White publishes: Environments, Natures and Social Theory

Damian White (Associate Professor, History, Philosophy and the Social Sciences) has a new book Environments, Natures and Social Theory: Towards a Critical Hybridity that will be published by MacMillan/Palgrave in October 2015. Described by Timmons Roberts, Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at Brown University as “vast in ambition and scope,” the book provides a critical […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2015 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Silvia Acosta (ARCH) – drawing and writing spatial concepts, islands of Seto, Sea of Japan Eric Anderson (HAVC) – book project The Media of Objects: Design and Culture in Nineteenth-Century […]

White speaks at Carnegie Mellon and Brown University

Damian White (Associate Professor, HPSS) gave an invited paper at Carnegie Mellon School of Design on Saturday 7th March entitled “Worker-Centered Design!”. He will be the invited Guest Speaker at the Brown Graduate Education Program Monday 6th April, Brown Faculty Club. The title of his paper will be: “How to avoid being disciplined by Disciplines: […]

White organizes RISD/Brown Symposium “Hybridity, Climate Change and the Anthropocene”

Damian White (Professor and Department Head, History, Philosophy and Social Science) has organized a RISD/Brown Spring Symposium with Timmons Roberts (Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology, Brown University). The symposium is entitled: “Hybridity, Climate Change and the Anthropocene.” 1st Meeting of the New England Critical Environmental Studies Workshop Friday 21st November 2014 12-6pm Hybridity, […]

European launch of Int|AR Journal is cross-divisional endeavor

Int|AR Journal Volume 5 was launched in Europe this summer. Exploring the theme of “Resilence and Adaptability,” this issue emerged out of dialogue between the Department of Interior Architecture and the Division of Liberal Arts. Editors in chief Markus Berger (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) and Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) and Graphic Design editor Ernesto Aparicio […]

RISD 2050 Fund recipients selected

Congratulations to the recipients of the second cycle of awards from the RISD 2050 Fund! Mairéad Byrne (Professor, Literary Arts & Studies) for Writing +, a new graduate course for Fall 2014 focusing on the making of imaginary and imaginative models for writing. The course will include a speaker series open to the RISD community […]

Pilot Concentration in Nature-Culture-Sustainability Studies

Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that recruitment has now commenced for the second cohort of students into the pilot program in Nature-Culture-Sustainability Studies (NCSS). This two year innovative pilot program will explore how a select cohort of students can negotiate a 21 credit inter-disciplinary and cross-school pathway in nature-culture-sustainability studies. The first cohort of students […]