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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Wibke Straube Abstract Tracing ticks in two different artworks and Leslie Feinberg’s activist writing, Wibke Straube takes their lead in this article from philosopher Donna Haraway and her suggestion to think about engagement with the environment through an “ethics of response-ability.” By...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Karyn Pilgrim Abstract The ethical food movement signals a significant transformation of cultural consciousness in its recognition of the intimate politics of what we eat and what kind of socio-political systems we sustain. The recent resurgence of economic localization exemplifies a grass roots...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... astonishing similes of the natural world, as an example of a poetics of haunted time. Drawing on James Hatley's theory of ethical time and its ecocritical application by Deborah Bird Rose, I argue that Oswald's strategy of repeating similes creates a kind of spectral echo, giving expression to an enfolding of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... second line of thought explores how history writing might contribute to an ethical response in the face of the end and an almost inevitable, accompanying violence, anomie and destruction. Apocalyptic language is eschewed by a progress-centred history. Here we argue that it is exactly the proper recovery...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Stefan Skrimshire Abstract What is the best way to communicate with far future human (and/or posthuman) societies? This sounds like a question for science fiction, but I ask it in the context of a pressing issue in environmental ethics: the (very) long-term disposal of high-level spent radioactive...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... understand the stakes involved in this conflation as well as Wendell Berry, and few have had more occasion to enact the entwined values of pacifism and environmentalism than he has. Berry therefore marries pacifist politics to a land ethic of care, a union from which emerges an environmentalism highly...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Haraway’s proposal to complement the Anthropocene concept with the figuration of Chthulucene, calling for a shift of ethical stance and position of enunciation from the sovereign (white, Western) “I,” waging “war” on cancer to a “we,” based on a planetwide kinship of vulnerable bodies. Underlining that this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... multi-species ecological ethic recursively informs an economic paradigm for making ends meet with others, where surpluses born of synergies feed back into a resilient system, revaluing weeds and waste. Sally’s labors reflect a new form of ethical, ecological, and economic entanglement that crops up in...
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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 May 2015) 6 (1): 29–52.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jonathan L. Clark Abstract Although philosophers have examined the ethics of invasive species management, there has been little research approaching this topic from a descriptive, ethnographic perspective. In this article I examine how invasive species managers think about the moral status of the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... forth new possibilities for responsible, affective and ethical co-habitations. Copyright: © Pacini-Ketchabaw and Nxumalo 2015 2015 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). This license permits use and distribution of the article for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a (supposedly) exclusionary politics of nature, in a move that betrayed a still largely humanist ethics. From the focus on friendly companions, to the attention to practices of care or living-together, the notion of companion species and their entanglements with humans has been polarized towards a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to be drawn are less about solving bee decline and more about how becoming less uncomfortable with vulnerability and seeking to put ourselves at risk to others becomes an ethical practice. The example of these alternative beekeepers suggests that we might learn to accept more generously the risks of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 41–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... subtext an Indigenous Elder sings in the re-awakening language of the Kaurna people who, in 1890, were evicted from their “nourishing terrain” (terminology after Rose, 1996) by the CSR Sugar Refinery. Schultz's ethical musical representation of local oral, natural and industrial history generates a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
...), semiotic resonance (meanings) and phenomenological experiences—that together constitute a broader understanding of ecological community that does not exempt humans from ecological effects or except ecology from ethical and political concerns. This ecological approach is further developed in the light of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... biopoetry and the encipherment process merely conceptual and methodological experimentations, or do they reflect ecological consciousness and ethical imperative for life? Building on Foucault’s idea of the discourse of nature and Benjamin’s notion of a language of things, I explore how The Xenotext —and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract Taking as its provocation Leo Bersani’s fleeting turn to questions of ecology at the end of his 2002 essay “Sociability and Cruising,” this piece asks what it would mean to use the practice of cruising as an unexpected model for a new ecological ethic, one more deeply attuned...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... also explores the broader theoretical context of multispecies studies, asking what is at stake—epistemologically, politically, ethically—in learning to be attentive to diverse ways of life. Are all lively entities biological, or might a tornado, a stone, or a volcano be amenable to similar forms of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ethics of animal experimentation, our experiment also considered speculation linking the Xenopus pregnancy test to the extinction of other frogs. Amphibian biologists once hypothesized that Xenopus frogs brought a pathogenic fungus out of Africa. We found that this outbreak narrative projected colonial...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of ethical stances toward knowing, relationality, and, ultimately, being. “Independent” Angola was born and grew up in conflict. After five centuries of Portuguese colonial domination, on November 11, 1975, the new country emerged. Subsequently, a civil war went on for twenty-seven years...