At the University of Oslo I am the principal investigator of the collaboratory ‘Playing with Deep Time.’ which brings together people interested in the exploration of deep time using playful storytelling practices like Nordic LARP and other forms of role-play.
My doctoral thesis looks at what I call “Anthropocene temporalities” in video games in order to understand a new structure of feeling particular to these times, characterized by a sense of protracted crisis, anxiety over the future, apocalypticism as well as techno-futuristic hope. This structure of feeling emerges from the realization that human history is tangled up with earth…
On the side, I co-organize a monthly online environmental humanities reading group that I founded called un-earthed. You can find us at http://www.un-earthed.group. Check the event descriptions for a record of our discussion. In the past (2019-2020) I collected a record of the group’s meetings on my blog: https://environmentalhumanitiesreadinggroup.blogspot.com/
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