The Second Annual Post-Human Network Graduate Student Conference

Post-Human Politics: Inheriting from 1968

February 23-24, 2018

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Conference Program

Keynote Speaker: Kavita Philip, Professor of History, University of California, Irvine

"The Pirate Function: Developmental Lag, Illegitimate Generation, and Posthuman Contingency"

Friday, February 23, 3:30 pm

Wrigley Hall L1-04

Kavita Philip is Associate Professor of History with affiliate faculty positions in Anthropology and Informatics at UCI. She has worked in environmental studies, colonial history, postcolonial studies, history of technology, political economy, and science fiction studies. She is author of Civilizing Natures (2003 and 2004), and co-editor of four volumes, curating interdisciplinary work in radical history, political science, art, activism, gender, and public policy. She has a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Cornell, an M.S. in Physics from the University of Iowa, and a B.Sc. in Physics (with Chemistry and Mathematics minors) from the University of Madras, India.

Conference Sponsors

ASU Graduate and Professional Student Organization

ASU Department of English

ASU School of Arts, Media and Engineering

ASU School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change

ASU Lab for Critical Technics

Society for Literature, Science and the Arts

ASU School of International Letters and Cultures

ASU Institute for Humanities Research

ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning