Tag - biology

Microbial Speculation of Our Gut Feelings

"Microbial Speculation of Our Gut Feelings" uses the gut’s microbes as a way of looking deeply into immigrant health and resisting processes of colonization. This multimedia installation illuminates the vibrant materiality of immigrant...

Make Ourselves Anew: Towards A Radical Biology

“[Cultural theorist Sylvia] Wynter says we are not Homo sapiens, we are Homo narrans, not the ones who know, but the ones who tell ourselves that we know. She says we therefore have the capacity to know differently. We are word made flesh...

Revolutionary Lives: Ruth Hubbard

Ruth Hubbard was born in March, 1924 in Vienna. Both her parents were socialists, physicians, and Jews who, after Hitler’s conquest of Austria in 1938, fled to the United States and settled outside of Boston. Hubbard’s academic career...

Training Our Revolutionary Capacities

Our shared cultural and social context shapes not only our politics, but what we do, say, and even think. Microbiologist Lynn Margulis argued that convention is so powerful, and so comforting, it prevents us from evaluating facts that...