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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 402–426.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Matthew S. Henry Abstract This essay operates at the intersection of the energy humanities and environmental justice studies to survey extractive fictions , a term I use to describe literature and other cultural forms that render visible the socioecological impacts of extractive capitalism and...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... environmental humanities. Building on Donna Haraway’s work, we insist “it matters what compostables make compost.” Our argument is twofold. First, we contend that certain feminist concepts and commitments are foundational to the environmental humanities’ contemporary emergence. Second, we advocate for more...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to interpret and mobilise the philosopher's concepts. Ultimately, this essay articulates how Marder's strikingly negative critical project is both lively and useful for the Environmental Humanities, especially the fields of ecocriticism and critical plant studies. Moreover, in contrast to many book...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... climate change urges consideration of the postsecularity of the environmental humanities. His ecumenism as well as his adept revisionary hermeneutics of the same texts and traditions that have often betrayed the environment ought to signal that what makes education and the arts transformative is not...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 427–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
...). When the term environmental humanities is used, it often refers to specifically Western approaches, including attention to the Anthropocene, environmental justice, and particular critiques of nuclear energy. Within the Chinese academy, the concept of shengtai wenming has guided the creation and...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 May 2014
... human-landscape relation, I will focus on the roles media forms can play in shaping relationships between people and landscapes. In such a perspective, Schivelbusch's insights in The Railway Journey give us an opportunity to think about the relationship between the digital and the material, and the...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... discuss a phenomenological approach common to any number of observation-based field biology disciplines (including, especially, ethology) and deep connections between human and animal subjectivities. And these connections, in turn, have implications for the environmental humanities, environmental...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 201–223.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Willis Jenkins Abstract This article develops an account of listening as a model for integrating inquiries into rapid environmental change from arts, sciences, and humanities. The account is structured around interpretation of the Coastal Futures Conservatory (CFC), an initiative for integrating...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 280–301.
Published: 01 November 2019
... quantifiable values of food and energy production, for example, from the supposedly intangible and vague benefits of aesthetics, traditional ecological knowledge, and spirituality. A key motivation for environmental humanities is to rethink connections between the local and the global in the context of...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
... facility is now being set up to explore energy generation and other possibilities of closer engagement with magma. We take this event as an incitement to explore how the Earth-changing “violence” of volcanic or igneous processes might be seen not simply as happening in time but as both generative and...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 388–405.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Time,” 139 . References Attenborough Sir David . Transcript of the speech given at COP24, Katowice, Poland, December , 3 2018 . unfccc.int/sites/default/files/resource/The%20People%27s%20Address%202.11.18_FINAL.pdf . Australian Government, Department of Environment and Energy...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... from Sally about paying homage to an array of otherwise silent sources. As a paradigm of human environmental interaction, the energy and surplus cycling model proposed by compost engenders novel ways of conceptualizing the economy and recalibrates our ethical commitments to each other and earth...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Mark Levene Abstract The accumulating evidence on the depth and accelerating trajectory of anthropogenic climate change poses the possibility of an early end to human existence as part of a more general biotic extinction. But if that is the case what does that mean for the latter day writing of...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeremy Brice Abstract What place might killing occupy in a more-than-human world, where human life is always-already entangled among nonhumans? In this article I attempt to unsettle the assumption that only individual organisms can be killed, and to render other sites and spaces of killing visible...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 129–147.
Published: 01 May 2013
... single animal species, humanity's total energy use has now exceeded that of the entire ancient biosphere before oxygenic photosynthesis, reaching about a tenth of the energy processed by today's biosphere.” (Tim Lenton, “Engines of Life,” Nature 452, 7188 (2008): 691-692; or The New York Times: “We...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Laurel Peacock Abstract This article focuses on three collections of poetry by California poet Brenda Hillman, Cascadia, Practical Water, and Pieces of Air in the Epic, reading for the ways in which the poems model an affective interrelation between human and environment. These three works each...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 302–323.
Published: 01 November 2019
... project, following George A. Kennedy’s powerful contention that humans and other animals “share a ‘deep’ universal rhetoric” of body language, 42 argues that the speech of different species emerged from what Kennedy calls a common “genus”; inherent to all animal expression is “the energy of gestures...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 May 2016
... mountain pine beetle beginning in the early 2000s—an infestation caused, in no small part, by what some scientists have called a perfect storm of circumstances created by global warming. For this project, the landscape becomes a site of inscription of forces that operate both above and below human scales...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 288–295.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... As several scholars have argued in recent years, the Anthropocene—or Capitalocene—entangles dual processes of fossilation: we have become increasingly reliant across the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries upon the energy supplied by burning buried hydrocarbons, at the same time as human activities...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... microscope and the telescope were the first modern sensing devices capable of amplifying human vision. Both instruments propelled experimental science forward in the seventeenth century, not only contributing to the development of a novel modern geographical imagination and a scrutinizing scientific “scopic...