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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... into closer proximity to production processes. However, posing the problem and the promise of different regimes of production in terms of information assumes fixed preferences and desires on the part of individual consumers and producers, and it ascribes to the non-human components of the production...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 May 2015
... responses emphasise the significance of bird sounds for people's sense of place, time and season and the longing that many have for their own lives to resonate with the birds around them. I argue that this has less to do with desires to hear harmony in pristine nature but with developing relations of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Marder's concepts, plant “nourishment,” “desire” and “language” are explored through readings of Gabrielle de Vietri's installation The Garden of Bad Flowers (2014), the story of Daphne from Ovid's Metamorphoses (8 CE) and Alice's encounter with talking flowers in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... attempts at climate control are not consistent with a desire to control the elements, I argue instead that Eliasson’s environments are fully orchestrated affairs that share the technologies and efforts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries’ militarization of climate control. Their phenomenological...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Wilson’s desire for “sustained attention [to] the nature of attacking, sadistic impulses, and the difficulties of how to live (and politick) with them” and Scott Gilbert, Jan Sapp, and Alfred Tauber’s call for “intermingled symbiont relationships.” The multispecies power structures playing out in Dying for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 330–337.
Published: 01 May 2018
... indeterminacy of complex systems, and in the limited powers of human agency. Today’s dragons often go unrecognized and unnamed due to the unwelcome challenges they represent to our desire for order, certainty, and control. If dragons no longer help us recognize gaps in knowledge, how do we then talk about...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the desire to reconsider choices, infrastructures of power, or actions. It flowed out in a monumental, geological event that again reshaped this landscape. Those who live here quickly point out and repeat the mantra that it was the largest disaster of its kind in US history. Yet it is not represented...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 295–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
...),” according to Derrida. 4 “Not only must one not renounce the emancipatory desire, it is necessary to insist on it more than ever.” 5 Yet, Derrida's sense of expectation is not oriented towards a specific figure, event, political project, or Messiah. 6 In contrast to Christian traditions, which pin...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
... do with less, on compromising our acquisitive or consumptive desires for the sake of an often enigmatic—but protectively policed—“common good.” Yet queer theory challenges the foundations (and foundational status) of both that “common” and that “good”: invested not in chaste restraint but in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . Margulis Lynn . Symbiotic Planet: A New Look at Evolution . Basic Books , 2008 . Marx K. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, Volume I . London : Penguin Books , 1976 . Pollan Michael . The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World . New York : Random House...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 November 2016
... appreciation of the functional significance of deadwood and its decomposing denizens and of the disturbance regimes that bring them into being. In gardens, parks, and wider woodlands, scientists, managers, and citizen volunteers are working to nurture desired forms of rot. Fallen trees may now be left to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
... evoked by the extinct great auk are also highlighted by Jamie Lorimer, with plays made on the resonances between auk and awkward to emphasize the bird’s disarming vulnerability. 5 Auks remain desirable as intriguing material specimens as well, and this is the relationship I wish to highlight, a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
... assigned so-called animal or plant totems; how initiation is expressed as boys who have “got man.” 9 And in general, indigenous Australians, through multiple attachments, are bound to their country with no desire for escape. There are, therefore, both moral and methodological reasons for promoting the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Asimov’s I, Robot depicts the united Far Eastern peoples of a future Earth subsisting almost entirely on yeast, bioengineered and processed into every desirable food. More recently, Joss Whedon’s space-cowboy television drama Firefly depicts twenty-sixth-century spacefarers relying on standard protein...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Vanessa . Body Burdens: Toxic Endurance and Decolonial Desire in the French Atlantic . (Forthcoming). Ah-King Malin , and Hayward Eva . “ Toxic Sexes—Perverting Pollution and Queering Hormone Disruption .” O-zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies 1 ( 2014 ): 1 – 12...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... these outside regions themselves are deranged and contaminated, so are their bounded segments. Toxic elements toxic bodies and senses make. Since the mind is embodied, the list is incomplete without toxic thoughts, desires, fantasies, and modes of reasoning that have, to be sure, also occasioned the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... one’s crimes, one’s sins, one’s thoughts and desires, one’s illnesses and troubles; one goes about telling, with the greatest precision, whatever is most difficult to tell. 16 Confessing is thus tainted with both the “narcissistic” connotations of modern subjectivity 17 and the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... between human life and its environment than with the mediated forms that experience can take in the face of catastrophe’s insistent gravitational pull. In the novel, the potential collapse of humanity is bound up with an urgent desire to be fully immersed in affective, haptic mediations of disaster itself...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 255–258.
Published: 01 May 2016
... perfect surrender that anticipates no return—but more often than not, it is governed by an algebra of expected returns: this for that, wealth for merit, my life for the death of the Other. 1 At its simplest, sacrifice condenses as a violence that places itself in relation to a desired effect, such that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... adhere: through diverse modes of human and more-than-human attunement and interspecies communication, and through enactments of similarity and difference, companionship and violence. 10 Indeed, not all connections are desirable, considered from the perspective of various parties; in England again, the...