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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (2): 39–57.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., ecological, and geographic futures. As Kashmir’s climate vulnerabilities intensify because of India’s occupational and settler-colonial regimes, how can weather intrusions unravel geopolitics and contest the fiction of national cartographies? In other words, how might centering weather, rather than nation...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 153–162.
Published: 01 March 2017
... on Our Past, Present and Future S itua tion ," orga­ nized by the Indigenous Peoples Climate Change W orking Group, and numerous declara­ tions and academic papers, from the M andaluyong Declaration of the Global Conference on Indigenous Women, Climate Change and REDD+ to a special issue...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 82–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
... oceans. Jane Rawson’s A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists uses humor to emphasize fictional people’s challenging and idiosyncratic daily struggles to survive in a future marked by sea-level rise and other climate-related processes. The novel’s absurd tragicomic tensions situate climate change...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 21–36.
Published: 01 April 2019
... a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific , edited by Shigematsu Setsu and Camacho Keith L. , 309 – 23 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2010 . Bender Bryan . “ Chief of US Pacific Forces Calls Climate Biggest Worry .” Boston Globe , March 9 , 2013...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 April 2023
... that it’s just right: “People know the future they want; they just haven’t been asked.” Give students this powerful question as a writing prompt—their responses could be personal or related to climate change or both—and then have them each stand and read their manifestos. In reading them aloud, a class...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 April 2019
... direction: America is an Arctic nation now because it has become both environmentally and politically inhospitable to human life. The polar regions are key to thinking about human and nonhuman futurity during the Anthropocene, as there is a direct relationship between irreversible anthropogenic climate...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., "Indigenous Climate Change Studies: Indigenous Futures, Decolonizing the Anthropocene," Potawatomi scholar Kyle W hyte's thinking intersects w ith but also productively differs from several of the alternative trajectories considered in this section. The emergent field that he describes, Indigenous Climate...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 152–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
... 2019 Regents of the University of Colorado 2019 In the humanities, critics are reconceptualizing human history and culture in light of issues around hydrology, including climate change, water scarcity, water restoration, water resource infrastructure, and water rights. The “oceanic turn,” of which...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 89–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ental memory. Third, a brief case study designed to refocus on the present and to reinforce Part Two's arguments for construing the present's "uniqueness" as a phase in the dispensation of human inhabitance on earth past, present, and future whose traje cto ry is better understood in light...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2023
.... One of the major themes we explore is the pandemic as a new environment of lived experience in the twenty-first century. As with anthropogenic climate change, the pandemic prompted a reconfiguration of our experience of being-in-the-world. Overnight we became existentially aware of what one of our...
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English Language Notes (2023) 61 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of the social world in the United States (and elsewhere) that are out of order, including structural racism, socioeconomic inequities, climate change and environmental devastation, and inadequate and unjust health-care systems. The authors of these essays, of course, did not need a global pandemic to spotlight...
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English Language Notes (2021) 59 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 October 2021
... University Press , 2004 . Kaplan E. Ann . Climate Trauma: Foreseeing the Future in Dystopian Film and Fiction . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 2016 . Keetley Dawn . “ Introduction: Six Theses on Plant Horror; or, Why Are Plants Horrifying? ” In Plant Horror: Approaches...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 163–166.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (1995), W riting for an Endangered W orld (2001), and The Future o f Environm ental Criticism (2005). Among other prizes and awards, he received the John Cawelti Prize for W riting from an Endangered W orld (2002) and the Modern Language Association's Jay Hubbell Award for lifetim e contributions to Am...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 113–120.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of its landscape mirrors the com plexity of the climate system as a whole. The anxiety of its people m irrors th a t of environmentally vulnerable people everywhere. The uncertainty of its future mirrors that of the planet. Reflecting on the symbolism of a remote research station north of Barrow, W...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2018
... .” Cultural Dynamics 29 , no. 3 ( 2017 ): 214 – 30 . Our current political climate calls for the affirmation of Latinx lives and the insistence on Latinx peoplehood, regardless of point of origin. It demands the rejection of the abject racism emanating from the US presidency, its pundits, media...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 61–69.
Published: 01 March 2017
... talents in shaping its own future and environm ent" as establishing, a "noösphere," a world of consciousness working its power over m atter. In these precedents for the concept of the Anthropocene, "the human" as generic consciousness is the sole power in spite of such dramatic alterations...
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English Language Notes (2019) 57 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... The eponymous protagonist of Elizabeth Costello is—like Mrs. Curren—an authorial figure. The scenario of the second lesson is that Costello, the “famous Australian writer,” is appointed to deliver a lecture on the “The Future of the Novel” as part of the entertainment and education program of a cruise ship...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 121–134.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and conferences of the environmental justice movement, and thus suggests itself as an im portant future direction for the environmental humanities. ** * It has become alm ost a truism , accepted by many leading environmental humanists, that American Studies is rooted in "Cold War nationalisms, w hite...
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English Language Notes (2017) 55 (1-2): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Heather Houser Copyright © 2017 Regents of the University of Colorado 2017 Scatterplots and Designer Eco system s: V is u a l iz in g L o s s in N e w N atu r alist M edia H eather H ouser W ithin discourses ranging from climate change policy to the poetry of extinction, the question...
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English Language Notes (2022) 60 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and the related economic crisis, while the contributors to the symposium reliably reflect on the “tragic synchronicity” between the viral pandemic and the racial injustice protests following George Floyd’s murder without losing sight of the intensifying climate crisis. 3 These variations notwithstanding...