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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Teena Gabrielson Abstract This article examines the visual politics at work in website photographs depicting environmental justice issues in the United States. Based on roughly 580 web-published photos collected from environmental justice organizations, the Environmental Protection Agency, the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-historicism, environmental justice, and new materialism. Bringing the fruits of such efforts to a wider audience will require environmental humanities scholars to experiment with new ways of organizing and disseminating knowledge. Copyright: © the authors 2014 2014 This is an open access article...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of such discarded religiously subversive notions which could assist in the opening up of an alternative space repudiating a bankrupt political-economic system and envisioning instead a millennial social and environmental justice. The writings of Walter Benjamin, among others, offer historical...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... politics and undermines the potential for environmental humanities to build alternative worlds. To conclude, we propose feminist composting as a methodology to be taken up further. We call for an inclusive feminist composting that insists on feminism’s imbrication with social justice projects of all kinds...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... feminist environmental humanities scholar Stacy Alaimo’s influential notions of exposure and trans-corporeality, 3 the trans-corporeal transits of toxicity seem to spare no place and no body. Environmental justice scholar Giovanna Di Chiro underlines in the trailblazing volume Queer Ecologies that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2019
... © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Debbie was a founding editor of this journal and a passionate and insightful proponent of the environmental humanities. She will be sorely missed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 May 2014
... back the threat. In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. —Ian Angus, The Myth of ‘Environmental Catastrophism’ It is only through fundamental change at the center of the system, from which the pressures on the planet principally emanate, that there is any...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... reading lists for our students that are intended as antidotes to environmental indifference, not to mention racism, sexism, or colonialism. And yet, to put it bluntly, we have as yet little evidence to suggest that reading “green” literature correlates to an ecological conversion and, even more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
... writing as a touchstone, my essay foregrounds the environmental features of the (re)location: the extreme desert weather, the mountain vistas, the incarceree-created rock gardens, the reconstructed barracks, guard tower, and barbed wire fence, and the cemetery/monument. I bring together concepts from...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... on poetry's ability to heighten individual readers' awareness of their physical surroundings on the one hand, and definitions that look for how poems can engage with difficult and complex environmental questions involving scale, justice, and politics on the other. We suggest that the difference...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). environmental justice extraction global literature indigenous studies natural resource conflict We have run out of new places to conquer, new places to mine, new places to dam. The remaining oil...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... climate—never a reconstruction the past that moves through the present and projects the future. Crucially, it is this disjuncture at the present moment that perhaps leaves a space open for justice—a justice that reveals itself in a series of figures that exhibit an underlying ethical relationship to the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ecocriticism, environmental psychology, and environmental communication, this article suggests that “cli-fi” reminds concerned readers of the severity of climate change while impelling them to imagine environmental futures and consider the impact of climate change on human and nonhuman life. However, the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Susanna Lidström; Simon West; Tania Katzschner; M. Isabel Pérez-Ramos; Hedley Twidle Abstract Environmental narratives have become an increasingly important area of study in the environmental humanities. Rob Nixon has drawn attention to the difficulties of representing the complex processes of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... has been trapped in the air bubbles between the ice crystals as they form annually; this knowledge also feeds into modeling the climate’s future. Ice cores are not simply important sources of environmental knowledge, but have become important elements of global environmental representations and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the problems that motivated the creation of the analytic in the first place: convincing lay individuals to actively respond to anthropogenic environmental change. Climate change denial persists, even within the rural and agricultural communities most affected by these environmental changes. These same...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 242–246.
Published: 01 May 2019
... point for me as an environmental humanities scholar and a disabled woman. Hull gives us space to think about the affective ties between disability (visible and invisible) and ravaged environments. In this brief entry, I give shape to these affective ties by exploring the relation between physical...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... such critiques of exemptionalism clearly still accept a strong form of exceptionalism (which we might also term an ecological humanism). More radical forms of ecology, environmental ethics, and environmental politics begin to critique human exceptionalism too. 12 Usually this means including...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Cajete. While not using the term Anthropocene, his words clearly situate the dilemma there: Two quintessential interdependent issues face people in the twenty-first century, and both are fundamentally about relationship. The first is how we are going to deal with the environmental crisis, or how will we...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Petra Tjitske Kalshoven Abstract Extinct as a result of overhunting and habitat loss, the great auk, or garefowl, leads a hidden taxidermied existence in museum storerooms, sheltered from potential further degradation. As an environmental icon, however, the bird inspires a lively political economy...