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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 378–397.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Human Skin and Skin Color .” Annual Review of Anthropology 33 ( 2004 ): 585 – 623 . Kemp Martin . Seen/Unseen: Art, Science and Intuition from Leonardo to the Hubble Telescope . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2006 . Latour Bruno . “ An Attempt at a ‘Compositionist...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 149–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sciences. I offer a different model, inspired by the Heraclitean notion of unity in opposition, which conceives the task of the arts as the common articulation of our myriad ways of being in the world and the task of the various sciences as the exploration of the world that is manifest in and through those...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in relation to the other: each includes the other, as it were fractally, all the way down. 4 A similar argument applies to a simpleminded distinction between “indigenous knowledge” and “science,” which has been pungently criticized by, for instance, Arun Agrawal, who observes that there is no...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... complicated and multifaceted environmental phenomena can be reduced to fast, simple, evocative, invasive narratives that percolate through science, legislation, policy and civic action, and to examine how these narratives can drown out rather than open up possibilities for novel social-ecological engagements...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thom van Dooren; Eben Kirksey; Ursula Münster Abstract Scholars in the humanities and social sciences are experimenting with novel ways of engaging with worlds around us. Passionate immersion in the lives of fungi, microorganisms, animals, and plants is opening up new understandings, relationships...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
... research is always characterized by a specific aesthetic style and by a particular “cosmic imagination,” as some have called it. Scientific knowledge of the universe is based on skilled judgments rather than on direct, unmediated perception. It is science, but it is also an art. This special section...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... androcentrism were foregrounded as well. Another way feminism is sidestepped in many of these field-defining texts is by highlighting how the humanities adds value to the natural or “hard” sciences. We see this, for example, in David E. Nye and colleagues’ “The Emergence of the Environmental Humanities”; in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... frames, which stretch over millennia or more. Of course, until recently it could perhaps have been argued that such frames were not actually relevant to humanities researchers. But one of the secular authorities of modernity—science—has revealed, through its reality-making regimes, a profound moment of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Matter becomes vital; something that is creative, nonmechanical, and understood through sympathy. 26 Bergson’s focus was on the continuities and discontinuities of life; when he thought about art, it was as an illustration of understandings already formulated in science. To shift his argument to the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the future. The ecological “enchants the world,” if enchantment means exploring the profound and wonderful openness and intimacy of the mesh. What can we make of the new constellation? What art, literature, music, science, and philosophy are suitable to it? —Timothy Morton, The Ecological Thought...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... nature in feminist art has already, in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century, become a reclaimed space, reimagined not on the basis of essentialism but “as a habitat for gender-minimizing, sometimes queer” forms of existence. 58 To conclude, the body in these two works is not an...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... generations are surprisingly similar. The comparisons reflect the changing historical role of arts and sciences in understanding nature, perhaps especially since the second half of the twentieth century. The ‘expertise’ on nature that shapes what is and is not conserved deserves close scrutiny...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... choreograph an ontological state. Conducting an outmoded pregnancy test with live Xenopus frogs, we probed the contours of this gap. As we took an antiquated bioassay out of medical archives, we conducted a performative experiment—an intervention that blurred the boundaries between performance art, science...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Provenza, “When Art and Science Meet.” 22. Stroobants, “Transduction,” 311. 23. Of course not in herding schools. (France has five schools; see Meuret and Provenza, “When Art and Science Meet.”) 24. Stroobants, “Transduction,” 311. 25. Stengers, “Penser à partir du ravage écologique...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
...John Charles Ryan Abstract This article examines the DNA-based biopoetry of Christian Bök in relation to its antecedents in the art-science experiments of Joe Davis, Pak Chung Wong, and Eduardo Kac. In particular, I develop an ecocritical analysis of the process of encipherment at the center of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... environmental humanists at a distance from those geoscientists currently trying to popularise the Anthropocene proposition and a set of related grand ideas (like “planetary boundaries”). This is unfortunate because geoscience—like other branches of science—tends to enjoy a higher profile in key decision-making...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reception of literature and artwork, often focused on cognition, affect, and empathy, published primarily in journals such as Scientific Study of Literature and Empirical Studies of the Arts . Similarly, my interest here is not in the meaning of climate fiction, but the work that these texts accomplish...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 May 2018
... totalitarianism Soviet science In 2016, an unnamed German group, posing under a pseudonym, presented a conference paper about German Democratic Republic (GDR) military dogs’ experiences of totalitarianism. They published the paper in the journal Totalitarianism and Democracy , and then they went public...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . London : British Museum Press , 1992 . Morris Pat . A History of Taxidermy: Art, Science, and Bad Taste . Ascot : MPM , 2010 . Orlean Susan . “ Lifelike .” New Yorker , June 9 , 2003 , 45 – 50 . Patchett Merle . “ Historical Geographies of Apprenticeship: Rethinking...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... condition of creativity, open up new modes of receptivity and responsiveness to species extinctions? This essay turns to philosophies of becoming and to recent research in the biological sciences to explore this possibility. I suggest that attending to the heterogeneity of experience alerts us to more...