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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 1. Still from Sunset Ethnography , dir. Aaron Burton, 2014, courtesy of Kurrajong Films Figure 1. Still from Sunset Ethnography, dir. Aaron Burton, 2014, courtesy of Kurrajong Films More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and ethnography. Like queer enactments of gender, performative experiments exhibit the performativity of conventional science and thereby make scientific modes of knowledge production and claims available for critical inspection. Moving beyond the domain of human self-fashioning and debates about the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 150–170.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of re-creation. Engaging from an anthropological perspective with practices of collecting, representing, and re-creating the great auk, I combine testimonies from Cambridge ornithologist John Wolley’s mid-nineteenth-century Garefowl Books with contemporary ethnography among taxidermists and model...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 May 2018
... state control, the multispecies ethnography of early Soviet institutions gives us a fortuitous edge to ask how centrally planned economies structure the lives of those actors whose biosocial demands can be neither stamped out nor befuddled by propaganda. In this article we examine the institutions of...
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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 May 2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Bradley M. Jones Abstract This article explores the cultivation of life in ruins. At the foothills of Appalachia, I focus on a permaculture farmer—Sally of Clearwater Creek—fostering arts of (making a) living on a damaged planet. Ethnography in the Anthropocene requires tending and attending to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). worldings proxies extremophiles bioprospecting ethnography Antarctic Peninsula The microscope and the telescope were the first modern sensing devices capable of amplifying human...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Figure 1. Still from Sunset Ethnography , dir. Aaron Burton, 2014, courtesy of Kurrajong Films Figure 1. Still from Sunset Ethnography, dir. Aaron Burton, 2014, courtesy of Kurrajong Films ...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Launching Europe: An Ethnography of European Cooperation in Space Science or George E. Slusser and Erica Rabkin’s 1987 Aliens: The Anthropology of Science Fiction (which drew upon anthropology’s analytic of “the other” in a way few pieces in the present collection do; in this issue of Environmental...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... sciences into dialogue in new and exciting ways. The recent emergence of ‘multispecies ethnography’ and related fields offers an important example of this potential. Drawing on anthropology, philosophy, science and technology studies, geography, biology, ethology and numerous other fields, multispecies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-than-human Spaces: Pasteurisation, Fungi, and the Metabolic Lives of Wine .” Environmental Humanities ( 2014 ): 171 - 194 . Choy Tim . Ecologies of Comparison: An Ethnography of Endangerment in Hong Kong . Duke University Press , 2011 . Despret Vinciane . “ The Body We Care...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Indigenous ones) and which seeks to create and maintain a separate cultural domain for humans that differentiates us from nature, and hence from other animals. Drawing upon stories from their multispecies ethnography within a west coast Canadian childcare centre and in an urban mountain forest setting...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Space ; “active debris,” Stoler, Duress ; “rogue infrastructure,” Kim, “Toward an Anthropology of Landmines”; and “slow violence,” Nixon, Slow Violence . References Choy Timothy K. Ecologies of Comparison: An Ethnography of Endangerment in Hong Kong . Durham, NC : Duke University...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., populated by a range of related but distinct approaches, including multispecies ethnography (Kirksey and Helmreich, “Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography”), etho-ethnology (Lestel, Brunois, and Gaunet, “Etho-ethnology and Ethno-ethology”), anthropology of life (Kohn, How Forests Think ), anthropology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 86–106.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the 2006 war was both made and contested, and to situate these toxic infrastructures in a broader geography of bombed places that includes Iraq, Vietnam, and Palestine. Ethnography is a particularly germane method for studying the production and contestation of truths because it allows me to situate...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ethnography of the planetary scientists and space engineers engaged in NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover project, Janet Vertesi has presented similar arguments. 10 With reference to the robotic rovers and the digital cameras they used to explore the Martian surface, she notes that it would be all “too easy to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... studies draws together diverse disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches that have emerged in recent years. These include multispecies ethnography, 26 etho-ethnology, 27 anthropology of life, 28 anthropology beyond humanity, 29 extinction studies, 30 and more-than-human geographies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of a kind of controlled parametric space, separate from “the field,” that enables certain phenomena to emerge and be studied through the personal. The personal is the prime heuristic of ethnography but often it is left inchoate, as a given rather than an object of intentional, disciplined...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... , edited by Kirksey Eben , 1 - 24 . Durham : Duke University Press , 2014 . Kirksey Eben , and Helmreich Stefan . “ The Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography .” Cultural Anthropology 25 , no. 4 ( 2010 ): 545 - 76 . Latour Bruno . On the Modern Cult of the Factish...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 108–128.
Published: 01 May 2017
... matter”). In contrast to trends toward a “flattened” ontology of living and nonliving beings, there is a productive vitalism that runs through recent works in the emergent field of multispecies ethnography, from which this essay draws inspiration. Scholarship in this field—especially works by Donna...