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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Olga Cielemęcka; Cecilia Åsberg © 2019 Olga Cielemęcka and Cecilia Åsberg 2019 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). This special section on toxic embodiment examines variously situated bodies, land- and waterscapes...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... bodily and environmental malaise exposes the slow violence of war and challenges the liberal idea of war as a temporary event and paroxysm of violence. Taking southern Lebanese accounts seriously reveals how the liberal idea of war keeps Israeli weapons, toxic environments, and embodied pathologies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... author calls an itinerary of conflict. Drawing from Michel de Certeau’s conception of the tour as a descriptive approach to space, the author posits the itinerary of conflict as a spatial trope produced in Roy’s essay when the writer’s embodied travel narrative is inflected by indigenous journeys and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2019
... porosity, and reciprocal interpenetration. In this article the author examines the history and materiality of asbestos to theorize toxic embodiment through the mutuality of the haptic sense and the breaching of boundaries of inside and outside. The author develops this through an analysis of her own film...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
... environmental salvation. However, these areas are also home to contaminated biota that migrate beyond refuge boundaries, inspiring biological vector control campaigns that frame nuclear nature as a threat that must be contained. How can these environments simultaneously embody ruin and redemption, and what work...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
... ocean ecology, but also spurred a public passion for all things oceanographic, best embodied in a wave of “Carsonalia”—consumer items and experiences ranging from hats, to Book of the Month Club editions, to liner notes for the NBC Symphony's recording of Debussy's La Mer. While these items inspired and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
... argument through engagement with two sites. One concerns the inscription of human activities in volcanic rock, the second the embodiment of isotopes in living beings. These examples raise questions about the multiple scales of geosociality, which intertwine biography and Earth “itself.” Copyright © 2016...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 May 2017
... these ontological multiplicities. By more explicitly theorizing the temporalities of these transformations as embodied in key conservationist and educational institutions, my argument is that we can simultaneously deepen our understanding of “worlds-otherwise” and work toward clarifying the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 418–432.
Published: 01 November 2017
... embodiment as well as literal and figurative orientations to potential hazards. © 2017 Jessica O’Reilly 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). extreme nature bureaucracy disaster Antarctic climate Antarctica is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 325–340.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., outer space, Earth, and environment as astronomers stretch the concept of habitability beyond Earth and across the universe. The gesture of pointing embodies a tension, one that both pushes the analytic gaze outward while also pulling it back to Earth. This double movement frames analyses of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the interstitial spaces and disturbed landscapes of the Anthropocene. Permaculture praxis—an embodied relationship with more-than-human others and an attention to symbiotic communities of co-flourishing—contributes to the cultivation of “arts of attentiveness” (van Dooren et al. 2016) necessary for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 343–347.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-bodied , in preference to embodied , as a neologistic retuning to actively entwine the somatic and the cognitive—the feeling-thinking body—in encountering. Consider it to call up embodied mind, minded body, in interplay and movement. In drawing contemporary affect scholarship into conversation with the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 307–311.
Published: 01 May 2014
... their storage and their retrieval? How might our new archives more explicitly embody and invoke culturally specific emotions, constituted within and by particular cultures vis-à-vis their environments? And how might we rethink the value of oral traditions and oral history in this context? Figure...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 456–459.
Published: 01 November 2017
... through foregrounding vital, embodied, and emplaced connectivities; see especially: Rose, Reports from a Wild Country ; Weir, “Connectivity”; and Country et al., “Co-becoming Bawaka.” 10. On attunement, Despret’s concept of “embodied empathy” is useful to think with: “Responding Bodies.” For...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 242–246.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Steingraber’s investigation of environmental contaminants and cancer in Living Downstream to Nancy Langston’s work on women’s bodies, ecosystems, and synthetic hormones in Toxic Bodies , ecologists and environmental historians have long shown the human embodiment of environmental damage. 13 Kafer and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
... collection of essays demonstrates that toxic embodiment is a crucial lens for rethinking the human, not as an abstract force acting on the world, but as fleshy beings who are inseparable from their transcorporeal entanglements within the world. While the public concern for toxins seems overshadowed by the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... infrastructures, they permeate human and nonhuman beings, thus producing forms of “chemical embodiment.” 3 Chemical infrastructures comprise physical systems and social sedimentations that bind together humans and nonhumans. Writing on toxicity, reproduction, and time in relation to native populations in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 341–358.
Published: 01 November 2017
... inclusive notion of what constitutes life itself, and what gets to be counted as alive. Taken as a whole, within this literature life is diffracted through a multitude of concepts and approaches—social, agential, future-oriented, nonrepresentational, reflexive, relational, imagined, embodied. Despite their...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... environment, both with the physical and the social environment. 6 Cognitive semiotics is a synthesis of theories of meaning production and approaches to the embodied mind. It incorporates perspectives, theories, and findings from semiotics, cognitive science, phenomenology, evolutionary theory, and other...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 277–281.
Published: 01 May 2014
... occurs to me that as we reconsider the responsiveness of nonhumans we might be wise to focus too on our own embodied, non-cerebral, ways of knowing. Our flesh is inscribed with a multispecies history of becoming-with, what Deborah Bird Rose terms “embodied knots of multispecies time.” 12 It makes...