The Future of Dependency: Shell’s Foresight and the Petrocultural Penumbra

20Apr2018 15:00 - 17:00


Presentation by Jeff Diamanti in the next “Entangled Cities” session, which will take place on Friday 20 April, 3-5pm, in room F 2.08B, Bushuis (Kloveniersburgwal 48)

Jeff Diamanti teaches Literary and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. Diamanti’s research tracks the relationship between fossil fuels and media and has appeared in the journals Postmodern Culture, Mediations, Western American Literature, and Reviews in Cultural Theory, and he is currently working on a book called Terminal Landscapes: Media Ecologies of Postindustrial Energy Cultures. For further information about Diamanti’s research on climate realism, media ecology and the energy humanities, see:

Reading preparation:

  • Timofeeva, Oxana. “Ultra-Black: Towards a Materialist Theory of Oil.” e-flux 84 (September 2017).
  • Diamanti, Jeff. “Energyscapes, Architecture, and the Expanded Field of Postindustrial Philosophy." Postmodern Culture 26.2 (January 2016).


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