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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... broadly, the author suggests that narratives of conflict over the extraction of natural resources can be studied as the corpus of “resource conflict literature,” thus generating a global comparative framework for the study of contemporary indigenous struggles. © 2019 Alok Amatya 2019 This is an open...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... his thought experiment about the impossibility of measuring the ragged coastline of Britain. Wai Chee Dimock has argued that genres in world literature be studied as fractal systems in which “scalar opposites ... generate a dialectic that makes the global an effect of the grainy.” 19 Since fractals...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
... commonalities, particularly about who are the experts in managing the future of the natural world. The commonalities reflect global forces that are changing the environmental management of local places. The paper considers the value of art, history and the broader humanities in enriching and critiquing global...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 73–102.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-case basis. This paper considers the epistemological implications of the digitisation of the Directors' Correspondence (DC) collection (1841-1928) at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, made available through the Global Plants database. In order to avoid a polarised analysis of the end-products of archive...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
... endocrine disrupting chemicals. By focusing on the “outside” that is “inside,” the poems draw attention to the coextensive and intra-active nature of the body with its environment and the consequent implications for linking the human to the nonhuman and the personal to the global in environmental ethics...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
... between biographical time and deep time, I take as my source material Mongolian literature and contemporary music (in particular rap music, which, as we shall see, can take direct inspiration from Mongolian literary forms). I argue that the relationship between identity and landscape leads to a nesting...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Kruse call the “teeming assemblage” of the geologic moment: Today, global flows create complex, moving entanglements of earth materials, geologic events, technologies, objects, chemicals, weather, information, people and other living and nonliving things ... [We] visualize “the geologic” as interwoven...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 241–256.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the future. The ecological “enchants the world,” if enchantment means exploring the profound and wonderful openness and intimacy of the mesh. What can we make of the new constellation? What art, literature, music, science, and philosophy are suitable to it? —Timothy Morton, The Ecological Thought...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 338–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Eugene F. “ The Anthropocene .” Global Change NewsLetter , no. 41 ( 2000 ): 17 – 18 . Gibson Katherine , Rose Deborah Bird , and Fincher Ruth , eds. Manifesto for Living in the Anthropocene . New York : Punctum , 2015 . Haraway Donna . “ Anthropocene, Capitalocene...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... perturbed state. In each case, enchantment occurs as a charge located in the moment between sensing and making-sense-of, an affective force shared between two bodies (not necessarily human), not necessarily named. Within environmental literatures, enchantment’s “micro-politics of sensibility-formation” has...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Scott Hicks Abstract This article blurs the boundaries of literature, agriculture, public history, grassroots political activism, and public policymaking in order to problematize the current eco-cosmopolitan trajectory of ecocritical theory, a trajectory promulgated by Ursula K. Heise in important...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Matthew Schneider-Mayerson Abstract Climate fiction—literature explicitly focused on climate change—has exploded over the last decade, and is often assumed to have a positive ecopolitical influence by enabling readers to imagine potential climate futures and persuading them of the gravity and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and What Alice Found There (1871). In some ways this essay is like a work of applied theory whereby philosophical concepts are used to advance interpretations of works of art and literature. But, at the same time and in contrast, the works of art and literature brought into dialogue with Marder help...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Martin Hultman Abstract In 2007, Arnold Schwarzenegger received the European Campaigner of the Year award. Chosen by the readers of European Voice for his work on solving global environmental problems, he was hailed as a visionary environmental hero, at the pinnacle of his popularity as a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Nina Lykke Abstract With a focus on global cancer epidemics, the article discusses biopolitics in the Anthropocene against the background of a notion of dual governmentality, implying that efforts to make populations live and tendencies to let them die are intertwined. The conceptualization is...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... legitimate framework for something that will be devastating on a global scale, this strategy of representation is also frequently attacked as alarmist and even deceitful in the popular press and conservative blogosphere. 5 In this essay, I turn to the scientific literature itself to investigate how the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... visceral vectors, cycles, and assemblages through which people are differentially entangled, disentangled, and reentangled with helminths. It then analyses these entanglements with reference to literature on the science and politics of (auto)immunity. The article places helminth therapy in the vanguard of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 May 2016
... than other scientists, even those in closely allied disciplines. I situate this analysis in a broad STS literature on modeling that has tended to analyze the decision to model, or the choice of variables to include in a model, rather than how practitioners interpret the models they choose. I contend...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., particularly on the social aspects, but also on biological and ecological issues. In contrast to a general lack of research on non-Indigenous hunting, there is extensive literature on Indigenous hunting. This paper reviews initial research exploring hunting participation and motivation in Australia, as a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
... landmarks within the environmental justice visual terrain: the fence-line photo, the portrait, and the protest snapshot. Drawing on the literatures of environmental political theory and black visual culture, I position the photos of contemporary environmental justice within the larger discursive, visual...