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Szeman, Imre

Bio

Imre Szeman conducts research and teaches in the areas of energy and environmental studies, critical and cultural theory, and social and political philosophy. His work focuses on the social and cultural changes necessary to enable energy transition: the transition from the current dominant form of energy – oil – to other energy systems. Recent books include Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment (Fordham UP, 2017; co-editor), Energy Humanities: A Reader (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017; co-editor) and Petrocultures: Oil, Politics, Culture (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2017; co-editor). 
Szeman, Imre
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    Professor

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    Arts

Publications, Activities, and Awards

  • Canada needs an energy transition policy--for the environment and good jobs
  • 2067
  • A Line in the Sand
  • After Oil School Meeting
  • Afterword
  • Art, Activism, and the Politics of Pipelines
  • Beyond Petroculture: Strategies for a Left Energy Transition
  • Collaborative Meeting
  • Communicating Power: Energy, Canada and the Field(s) of Communication
  • Communicating Power: Energy, Canada and the Field(s) of Communication
  • Communicating Power: Energy, Canada and the Field(s) of Communication.
  • Democracy / Digital / Environment
  • Editorship
  • Eight Principles for a Critical Theory of Energy
  • Eight Principles for a Critical Theory of Energy
  • Eight Principles on Fossil Fuels and the Present
  • Energy Commons
  • Energy Commons
  • Energy Culture: Art and Theory on Oil and Beyond
  • Energy Futures
  • Energy Humanities
  • Energy Humanities
  • Energy Humanities
  • Energy Humanities and the North American Petroleumscape
  • Energy Humanities: An Anthology
  • Energy Justice
  • Energy Literacy, Transition, and Action
  • Energy Transition and the Canadian Suburb
  • Environmental Communication: An Introduction
  • Feminist Solarities
  • Foreword to the Chinese Edition
  • Fracking
  • From Apartheid to Precarity: On the Politics of Separation
  • Fueling Culture
  • Future Directions
  • Grant
  • Imagining Futures
  • Impasse Time
  • International Youth Deliberation on Energy Futures
  • Introduction: On the Energy Humanities
  • Introduction: Pipeline Politics
  • Life After Oil
  • Literature and Energy
  • Literature and Energy
  • Marx 2018
  • Meeting
  • Mexico and Extraction
  • O, Beautiful Earth (Under the Earth)!
  • On Energy impasse: Cultural and Social Barriers to Energy Transition
  • On Petrocultures
  • On Petrocultures: Globalization, Culture, and Energy
  • On the Politics of Extraction
  • On the Politics of Region
  • On the Politics of Region
  • Opinion: Imagining a Brighter Post-Oil Future Requires Broader Input
  • Petrocultures
  • Petrocultures: Oil, Politics, Culture
  • Petrocutures: Transitions
  • Pipeline Politics
  • Pipeline Politics
  • Pipeline Politics: Oil, Borders and Energy Futures
  • Pipelines and Territories: On Energy and Environmental Futures in Canada
  • Pipelines and Territories: On Energy and Environmental Futures in Canada
  • Preface
  • Quitting (the) Habit: Fossil Fuels, Governmentality and the Politics of Energy Dependency
  • Quitting (the) Habit: Fossil Fuels, Governmentality and the Politics of Energy Dependency
  • Review of Karen Pinkus, Fuel
  • Roundtable on Digital Democracies
  • Roundtable on the Anthropocene
  • Solar Promises
  • Solar: Six Principles for Energy and Society After Oil
  • Solarities
  • Solarity
  • Solarity: An Introduction
  • Solarity: Energy and Society after Oil
  • Supplying a Humanities Approach to Energy Use
  • Talk
  • Towards a Critical Theory of Energy
  • Transitions: On Energy, Pipelines, Art and Justice
  • Triggering Transition
  • What is a Petroculture? Conjectures on Energy and Global Culture
  • What Is Canada Waiting For to Start Its Transition?
  • Workshop
  • Workshop