Bioterrorism

November 13th, 2018 Dani D, Dani G, Elsie, and Meredith   In today’s class, speaker Eric Klien spoke about Bioterrorism through the lens of the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Pandemic and the ability to reproduce the [...]

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alienation, inequality, AI

Erik Klien, Chairman and Founder of Lifeboat Foundation thinks that the key to developing ideal, responsible AI is empathy, and creating empathetic robots. Such an emphasis on empathy is perhaps ironic, as the organization's emphasis [...]

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Traditional Knowledge and First Nation Sovereignty

Group Post November 7, 2018 Elsie, Danielle G., Danielle D., Meredith   In what ways can indigenous knowledge systems be utilized in “climate justice” and environmental restoration efforts?   Professor Helland provided our class with [...]

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The World’s Been Ending for 500 Years: Centering Indigenous Knowledges and Sovereignty in Responding to Environmental Change

Responding to a line of Kyle Whyte thinking, which frames contemporary environmental collapse as an experience of déjà vu for many Indigenous peoples who have endured centuries of colonial violence, Dr. Leonardo Figueroa Helland asserted, [...]

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Notes on Professor Leonardo Figueroa Helland’s Talk

 11/6/18 Charlie Magun Sintra Martins Milagros Hadad Daryl Pazer (Absent)   Our beginning questions that we would like to ask Leonardo Figueroa Helland: Have there been any efforts (specifically in New York) to reform agriculture [...]

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Group 7’s interview write-up w/ Dr. Figueroa-Helland

Group 7: Armando, Ousmane, Oscar Our group’s question for Dr. Figueroa-Helland aimed to understand his position on the people he defined as indigenous “white-allies” using indigenous methods of permaculture or agriculture in their personal lives. [...]

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