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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). war slow violence environmental racism infrastructure toxicity Lebanon Six years after the cease-fire that officially halted the 2006 “July War” between Israel and the Hizbullah-led “Lebanese Resistance,” the southern Lebanese who...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the visual and political strategies of the civil rights movement in order to show that the environment had become the new ground for American racism. 21 Photography continues to be a critical element in the communication of environmental issues and a growing body of research attends to the...
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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) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... or representable by conventional epistemologies of politics, history, and knowledge that search for meaning in event. The movement of an ambiguous gray matter and its complex story of becoming a massive flood do not fit into the dominant modes of knowledge production, environmental or otherwise...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... feeling of retroactive shock from experiences of differently distributed risks and harms of chemical exposure, colonial racism, ethnic erasure, and environmental destruction. In Sasha Litvintseva’s contribution to this collection, the media and cultural scholar and filmmaker follows toxic afterlives...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 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 (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 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... socio-environmental possibilities and of human-human and human-nature articulations and assemblages.” 63 After all, ice core analysis can decipher the air bubbles to reveal amazingly precise climate records. But the ice and air cannot easily factor in laws, cultural values, trade policies, racism, or...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sapling: agricultural histories of the pre-Civil War South, or framed-by-environmental-racism histories of the 20 th century urban North. 3 With the exception of Myra B. Young Armstead's Freedom's Gardner: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America (2012) there is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Hugo Reinert Abstract Triangulating narratives from a prospective mining site in northern Norway, this article works to identify (and render graspable) a particular effect of retroactive shock—tracing its resonance through experiences of chemical exposure, colonial racism, cultural erasure, and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... these works, Straube explores the meaning of this correlation between ticks and transing bodies for environmental ethics as well as for the forging of livable lives for trans people. Toxicity surfaces as a link in these works. The notion of feminist figuration, developed by philosopher Rosi Braidotti...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., multispecies ethnography, and postcolonial theory, this essay focuses on the introduction in 1947 of Canadian beavers into the Fuegian archipelago (now considered the region’s most significant environmental problem). The introduction of plant and animal life is bound up in the apparatus of settler colonialism...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 447–472.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kay Anderson; Colin Perrin Abstract In the context of current concerns within the environmental humanities to challenge the idea that humans are somehow irreducible to nature, this article takes up the much-neglected history of the idea of human exceptionality itself. According to now familiar...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 283–286.
Published: 01 May 2014
... altered or transformed. Belonging is something I have come to consider recently through my research on environmental histories of rice growing in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, located in south-central New South Wales, Australia. In general terms, I am interested in how historical and contemporary...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
... socialist political economy). Go, Honolulu's Revolution Books and all your kin! 17 My experience is that those I hold dear as “our people,” on the left or whatever name we can still use without apoplexy, hear neo-imperialism, neo-liberalism, misogyny, and racism (who can blame them?) in the “Not...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 May 2018
... with Nazi ideologies of race—whereby domesticated species’ assumed genetic weakness served to justify eugenics, and the “wild” appearance of certain breeds was aligned with notions of Aryan purity and strength (Sax, “What Is a ‘Jewish Dog’?”; Skabelund, “Breeding Racism”; Wang, “Heavy Breeding”)—Soviet...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 May 2012
... moment in his life. The problem of Eurocentrism and racism is based on a deeply related and also urgent problem, which Quentin Meillassoux has recently called correlationism: the tendency to insist that only humans (or consciousness, which amounts to the same thing for many) bestow meaning and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... solutions. Capitalist enterprises that are rapidly destroying forests and wetlands in diverse corners of the globe may well be unstoppable. Social and economic inequalities—structured by pervasive racisms and legacies of colonialism—are being exacerbated in metropolitan centers of power and on the margins...