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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... transformed. You encounter people ... movements, ideas, events, entities ... It designates an effect, a zigzag, something which passes or happens between two as though under a potential difference ... a single becoming which is not common to the two ... but which is between the two, which has its own...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Nigel Clark; Alexandra Gormally; Hugh Tuffen Abstract In 2009, exploratory drilling of geothermal wells in Iceland’s Krafla volcanic caldera unexpectedly struck magma. The fact that the encounter did not have catastrophic consequences has excited considerable interest—and an international research...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... understanding deep time as an abstract concept, we explore how deep time manifests through places, objects, and practices. Focusing on three modes through which deep time is encountered—enchantment, violence, and haunting—we introduce deep time as an intimate element woven into everyday lives. Deep time stories...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 May 2018
... this article, I examine a series of watershed encounters in the Chesapeake Bay region and how they transform our understanding of the environmental problems that face the estuary and its landscape. I argue that the “restoration” effort currently at work in the Chesapeake Bay watershed fails to grapple...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Deborah Bird Rose Abstract Towards the end of her eventful and productive life, Val Plumwood was turning toward Indigenous people and cultures as a way of encountering the lived experience of ideas she was working with theoretically. At the same time, she was defining herself as a philosophical...
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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 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Liv Østmo; John Law Abstract This article describes a colonial encounter in north Norway between Sámi practices for fishing and knowing the natural world, and the conservation policies of state policy makers. In Sámi practices the world is populated by powerful and morally lively human and nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... “project” as a particular form of circulation and enactment of materials and things. To experiment with alternative modes of knowing, we went to Puchuncaví, the largest, oldest, and most polluting industrial compound in Chile, to encounter the inorganic through and with its inorganicness and to attend to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... noted, central to this re-thinking is unsettling the colonial nature/culture divide in Western epistemology. In this article, through a series of situated, small, everyday stories from childcare centres, we relate raccoon-child-educator encounters in order to consider how raccoons' repeated boundary...
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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 November 2016) 8 (2): 196–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
... concept for a theory of what can be known and experienced through situated sonic encounter. At stake in this account is not only the question of cetology’s power-laden ways of engaging cetaceans but the role of sound in shifting conceptions of the ocean itself. whales sound ocean acoustemology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
... position as phenomenological subjects within it. The works’ emphasis on an ecology of individual encounter and feeling situate the experiencing subject at their center, providing an analogue to the human centering that marks the era of the Anthropocene. While Bruno Latour has claimed that Eliasson’s...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... stories from isolated places, and the mysteriously mutilated corpses of deer considers the significance of encounters with this phantasm for recent debates surrounding the proper understanding of the beginning of the Anthropocene and the implications of this for our sense time and responsibility. In this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stephanie Erev Abstract In his celebrated 1974 essay “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?,” Thomas Nagel stages a human-bat encounter to illustrate and support his claim that “subjective experience” is irreducible to “objective fact”: because Nagel cannot experience the world as a bat does, he will never...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 November 2017
... suggest that the art gallery gives us a sympathetic space in which we can encounter the knowledges of Bergson and Darwin, temper them with the imaginings of Butler, and ground them with the transformative living machines created by Huyghe, Lislegaard, and Fowler. By entering the spaces of the art gallery...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 343–347.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Louise Boscacci © 2018 Louise Boscacci 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). A bodily encounter with shared earth others—kin, commensal, prey, predator—is always an encounter-exchange if we think with the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... jarring, rupturing, disjunctive encounters with future crisis in the contemporary moment. While this traumatic affectivity manifests in multiple forms, it has particular consequences for aesthetic expression and its relation to experience itself. What happens, then, when trauma is conceived at this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
... questioning the compatibility of homosexuality with civic service.” 4 Furthermore, the practice at stake in this piece of Bersani’s—cruising—seems to signal the death knell for any reading of the essay as modeling an ecological ethic, regardless of its final turn. For the encounters involved in and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... The concern here is less with organisms that are ‘big-like-us' 3 and more with those that are ‘smaller than a mouse’ (to borrow the title of a 2014 meeting of the British Animal Studies Network), 4 cryptic and remote. While awkward encounters are no doubt possible across all taxa and spaces, the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2014
... transformed. Since World War II humans have released over 80,000 chemical compounds that no organism had previously encountered in the 3.5 billion year history of life on earth. 1 Only a fraction of these have been tested. It is a profound change, one that can't be undone easily and not within our...