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Nov 06, 2020

Dominic Boyer

Dominic Boyer teaches at Rice University where he also served as Founding Director of the
Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (2013-2019). He is currently
pursuing anthropological research with flood victims in Houston, Texas, and on electric futures across the world.  His most recent book is Energopolitics (Duke UP, 2019), which is part of a collaborative duograph, “Wind and Power in the Anthropocene,” with Cymene Howe, which studies the politics of wind power development in Southern Mexico. With Howe, he also helped make a documentary film about Iceland’s first major glacier (Okjökull) lost to climate change, Not Ok: a little movie about a small glacier at the end of the world (2018). In August 2019, together with Icelandic collaborators they installed a memorial to Okjökull’s passing, an event that attracted media attention from around the world. More info at: https://www.dominicboyer.org

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