1-11 of 11 Search Results for

insects

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375739-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7573-9
... a brief foray through the world of entomology to consider insects as plastic life. This chapter argues that the plasticity of various insect species, particularly their ability to mutate in response to hostile environments, has led to their absorption into global biopolitical regimes that remain deeply...
Published: 23 September 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023548-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2354-8
... entomology war biopolitics insects Bergson political vitality ...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... insects ants actor network theory symbiosis Georges Bataille ...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
... climate refugees climate havens green cities biosphere insect apocalypse Rights of Nature migration ...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... Ectatomma ants forage for insects at night under electric lights, glean sugary liquid honeydew from leafhoppers, and communicate with caterpillars with high-pitched stridulatory sounds. Proliferating within the realm of agricultural and industrial enterprises, these insects also became...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... critical ecological functions—some break down chitin, the hard material in the exoskeleton of insects, and others live in the hind guts of ruminants, where they help digest cellulose, a molecule in dead plant matter that is hard to break down. Chytrids generate spheres nested within other spheres, clear...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... began to flourish in worlds designed with the well-being of others in mind. Cattails, charismatic birds, and a multitude of insects began interrupting human dreams and schemes. Final solutions to the problem of living with parasites failed in Palo Verde. Humans and parasites, who became paraselves...
Book Chapter

By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... station became a backdrop for studying insects, an ant called Ectatomma ruidum , which refuses to make categorical distinctions between enemies and allies. Ectatomma ants are entangled in a “distributed, or full-matrix, network in which there is no center and all nodes can communicate directly with all...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373780-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7378-0
... Chapter 8 is an invitation to a collective speculative fabulation that follows five generations of a symbiogenetic join of a human child and monarch butterflies along the lines and nodes of these insects’ migrations between Mexico and the United States and Canada. These lines trace socialities...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
... billions trying to colonize space, we should use our resources to mitigate and adapt to climate change. To preserve biodiversity we need to promote the Rights of Nature. climate refugees climate havens green cities biosphere insect apocalypse Rights of Nature migration ...