Rivers of the Anthropocene, EDITED BY JASON M. KELLY, PHILIP SCARPINO, HELEN BERRY, JAMES SYVITSKI, MICHEL MEYBECK (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS, 2017)
This exciting volume presents the research of the Rivers of the Anthropocene Network , an international collaborative group of scientists, social scientists, humanists, artists, policy makers, and community organizers working to produce innovative transdisciplinary research on global freshwater systems. Featuring contributions from authors in a rich diversity of disciplines—from toxicology to archaeology to philosophy—this book is an excellent resource for students and scholars studying both freshwater systems and the Anthropocene.
An Anthropocene Primer, Version 1.0, Edited by Jason m. Kelly and Fiona P. Mcdonald (October 2017)
An Anthropocene Primer is an innovative open access, open peer review publication that guides learners through the complex concepts and debates related to the Anthropocene, including climate change, pollution, and environmental justice. Version 1.0 of An Anthropocene Primer is hosted by the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute as an open access book, which we are releasing during Open Access Week in October 2017. In collaboration with Indiana University Press, we are inviting the public to participate in an open peer review of the volume until February 1, 2018.
The Society of Dilettanti: Archaeology & Identity in the British Enlightenment (Yale University Press and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2009)
In 1732 a group of elite young men who had met on the grand tour formed a convivial dining club called the Society of Dilettanti. By the middle of the 18th century the Dilettanti took on an influential role in cultural matters, organizing archaeological expeditions, forming the Royal Academy and the British Museum, and ultimately becoming one of the most prominent and influential societies of the British Enlightenment.This lively and illuminating account places the group at the complex intersection of international and national discourses that shaped the British Enlightenment; thus, it sheds new light on 18th-century grand tourism, elite masculinity, sociability, aesthetics, architecture, and archaeology