Tag Archive | film

The Martian, Matt Damon, and Outer Space Law

A bit belatedly, after getting a number of ‘Does Matt Damon know what he’s talking about?’ emails, I finally got to see The Martian last night. Since it’s not fair that Klaus Dodds and Rachael Squire get to have all the fun analysing this month’s movies, I thought I’d take a stab at parsing the […]

2014/15: Publications for the new year

Since we’re entering the season of accounting for what you’ve done in the past year and planning for the next (sort of like REF, for those of you in the UK), now seems like a good time to call attention to publications of mine that have come out very recently or that are forthcoming in […]

Nottingham Contemporary videos posted: the ocean as art

The Nottingham Contemporary has posted two videos from a visit that I made there last month, as part of the museum’s Aquatopia exhibit. The first is of a discussion that I had with cultural critic Sukhdev Sandhu prior to a viewing of Allan Sekula and Noel Burch’s The Forgotten Space, a film about which I’d […]

Newly accepted articles

Its been a good week for me on the article acceptance front. Apparently both the left and right sides of my brain have been chugging away. On the left-brain side, my long-simmering article on the Northwest Passage — ‘Steering Between Scylla and Charybdis: The Northwest Passage as Territorial Sea’ — has been accepted by Ocean […]

Oceans, Films, & IR

I’m off to Copenhagen tomorrow to a workshop on documentary film and international relations. I’ll be speaking on three of my favourite things: oceans, documentaries, and IR theory, focusing in particular on The Forgotten Space (which I’ve previously reviewed in Society & Space) and Leviathan. The workshop is sponsored by the Danish Institute for International […]