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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... altered or transformed. Belonging is something I have come to consider recently through my research on environmental histories of rice growing in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, located in south-central New South Wales, Australia. In general terms, I am interested in how historical and contemporary...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 18–39.
Published: 01 May 2017
... belonging can be “singularized” to a particular location or landscape. Building on this idea, I examine the encounters of Gorkha tea plantation workers, students, and city dwellers with landslides, a crumbling colonial infrastructure, and urban wildlife. While many analyses of subnational movements in India...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... predicated this niche symphony on the noise-polluting defoliation of Adelaide's “wetland wonder,” the Old Port Reach. Presented as a series of narrative soundscapes, the symphony harnesses the power of music, including popular genres, to engender a sense of local “belonging” to the Port. In an ecological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Franklin Ginn; Michelle Bastian; David Farrier; Jeremy Kidwell Abstract The fractured timespace of the Anthropocene brings distant pasts and futures into the present. Thinking about deep time is challenging: deep time is strange and warps our sense of belonging and our relationships to Earth forces...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 179–182.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and dies, these would be situated within and oriented by one's belonging to a living kind that in turn exists without end. Figure 1. Horseshoe Crabs Spawning. Photograph by author. Figure 1. Horseshoe Crabs Spawning. Photograph by author. But these thoughts move in other...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 May 2015
... distinction between nature and earth. On nature, we will say that it is related to the possibility of “finding more,” and that it is what we are dealing with in this modality. On the Earth, we will say we belong to it, just like all other collectives. Thus Gaia is not another name for the Earth. Gaia is what...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., Australian Aboriginal cultures are not existentialist in this way. In an obvious manner, most Australian languages, like many other languages of the world, are marked by the absence of the copula (the verb “to be”). Being is not the question, making Hamlet’s speech very difficult to translate. Belonging is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Canticle of the Sun , upon which Pope Francis draws for inspiration. First, then, Pope Francis resolutely abjures the notion of the abstract human being as the “end,” or telos, of nature. 9 This figure of a quasi-divine “anthropos” belongs to a completely other kind of geo-spiritual formation, one...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Childhoods Research Collective, to which we belong, is the question of how to deal with the mess of the damaged worlds that we inherit and bequeath to future generations. The essays in this special section were commissioned in the wake of a Canadian SSHRC ‘Connections' symposium organised by the Common World...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2017
... : Routledge , 2014 . Gibbs Leah , Atchison Jennifer , and MacFarlane Ingereth . “ Camel Country: Assemblage, Belonging, and Scale in Invasive Species Geographies .” Geoforum , no. 58 ( 2015 ): 58 – 67 . O’Connor Terry , and Sykes Naomi , eds. Extinctions and Invasions...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... deceased belonged to the wolves, and to the gods. Whether or not the soul of the deceased would enter Tengger depended on the virtues, or their lack, of the life lived. Generally speaking, that would be known within three days. If, by then, nothing but bones was left of the corpse, the soul of the deceased...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., or affects properly and only belong to the domain of private life and to the intimacies of family, love, and friendship.” 10 These academic/activists focus critical attention on the ways in which affects saturate politics and the political, to expose, for example, their employment in justifying...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., others rejoice. Everyone is surprised. We must shut this down immediately! The Vatican belongs to the past; it cannot be in the present. And yet if the power of innovation of the Laudato si’ is so strong, it is because its author—and this text, surprising as it may seem for an encyclical, does have...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as if planned, on Halloween. 1 Surely such encounters raise questions of belonging, but do they qualify as political? Do they merit ethical attention, and if so, what would be the basis and criteria of such an ethics? Figure 1. A young seal on an Australian cattle farm. Photograph...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... reiterates the plateau’s significance as the burial mound ( kurgan ) of the Ukok Princess, a native deity. Within such spatial itineraries, indigenous activists and community members can reiterate ideas of belonging and native identity in response to the day-to-day conditions of an unfolding situation of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... anthropocentric/despotism reading of the same texts. The Judeo-Christian stewardship environmental ethic is very potent: His creation belongs to God, not us humans; in declaring it to be “good,” God invested the creation with what environmental philosophers call “intrinsic value”; and He turned it over to us...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., in a city besieged and surrounded by minefields, the Leningrad Service-Dog Club planned the breeding of several personally owned, family-raised dogs: Mur’s father belonged to a woman by the last name of Lapshina; his mother belonged to Nikolai D. Uspensky, and Mur himself was given in ownership to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
... imported from New York. As with all diasporas, the question of origin and belonging is troubled by the ways the past and the present remake each other yet still become inscribed in flesh as history and politics. What this speculative experiment has aimed to show is that the biological species is a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2014
... pursuit of seeing everything, the more our sense of a deep, rich, coherent world will appear unavailable: it will seem to have faded into the past (nostalgia) or to belong only to others (primitivism). 9 In time-lapse images, the literal ground disappears most radically because mundane (pre...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Ontologically toxic, it hampers the passing of a given body or mind and sanctions the destruction of their disposable existential wherein —the world and the body, respectively. One’s reluctance to pass away “for good” belongs with the logistics of the dump where heaps of isolated debris shun rotting. As does a...