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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
...David Farrier Abstract This article argues that the Anthropocene is marked by haunted time. As the ‘geological agents’ of climate change, as Dipesh Chakrabarty has put it, we both identify with ‘deep time’ processes and conjure the ghosts of those whose lives to come will be shaped in drastic ways...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
... era of unprecedented human power over the natural world, the Shuck—the mere sight of whom brings death—still haunts us; his chthonic presence reminding us of the inexorable yet unpredictable power of death. By attending the monstrous, spectral ambiguity of the Shuck and his ability to reformulate the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 23–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Palo Verde, multiple social and ecological worlds went to war. The haunting specter of capital joined the fray—animating the movements of cattle, grasses with animal rhizomes, rice seeds, and flighty ducks across national borders and through fragmented landscapes. Amidst this warfare, the fringe-toed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 40–59.
Published: 01 May 2017
... sea. Meanwhile, earthworms active in the “artificial earth” of the reclamation undermine and bury objects such as lost coins and cigarette butts, causing them to subside into the earth at a rate of a few millimeters a year. Haunting the essay are the specters of rising and falling sea levels and my...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... witness as being haunted by the legacy of one’s actions into deep time. Notwithstanding its critical reception among certain philosophers, a confessing tone may become increasingly pertinent to activists, artists, and faith communities making sense of humanity’s ethical commitments in deep time. © 2018...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... understanding deep time as an abstract concept, we explore how deep time manifests through places, objects, and practices. Focusing on three modes through which deep time is encountered—enchantment, violence, and haunting—we introduce deep time as an intimate element woven into everyday lives. Deep time stories...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
... inhuman in ways that are antithetical to Inuit cosmologies and ultimately damaging to Inuit ways of being. Their central concern is the ways in which Canada's neo-colonial waste and wasting inheritances have reconfigured Inuit human-animal relational ontologies, and continue to “haunt current and future...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 338–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the affective influence of unjustifiable human actions. Since our emotions strangely attune to the dials’ haunting motion, experiencing this installation is indeed purely e-motional . It makes us ponder what it means to feel installed in the Anthropocene while moving in it as if we are not...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., novel substances had effected a complex disruption: of bodies and relations, practice, traditions, even of generational time itself. The image of the poisoned mother brought the cyclic biological substrate of time into question, animating it as vulnerable and haunted by the possibility of disruption or...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Wylie's 8 key work which explores “motifs of absence, distance, loss and haunting” 9 in order to counter the stressing of presence in recent treatments of landscape, which focus upon embodiment, materiality and perception. I explore a similar set of motifs, but in doing so hope to develop two main...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Schoepf Brooke . New York : Basic Books , 1974 . Mansfield Nick . “ ‘There is a Spectre Haunting . . .’: Ghosts, Their Bodies, Some Philosophers, a Novel and the Cultural Politics of Climate Change .” borderlands 7 , no. 1 ( 2008 ). Accessed 8 October 2012 . http...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2015) 6 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 May 2015
... word. All critters share a common “flesh,” laterally, semiotically, and genealogically. Ancestors turn out to be very interesting strangers; kin are unfamiliar (outside what we thought was family or gens), uncanny, haunting, active. 16 Too much for a tiny slogan, I know! Still, try. Over a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... seem materials, down and hair; For from men's haunts she nothing seems to win. 23 Clare's poetry is full of such detail: it is as though he is taking you with him on his forays through the forests and up the trees, feeling and smelling all the textured materiality of the things he discovers...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 203–217.
Published: 01 May 2016
... brush, translate Turner's disgust at slavery. If his Margate waves evince a meditative sublime, those in “Slave Ship,” exhibited at the First World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840, physicalize the repugnance of slavery, though still in the idiom of the overwhelming terrible, haunted by the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 172–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... site. “Each performance of Inuksuit is different, determined by the size of the ensemble and the specific instruments used, by the topology and vegetation of the site—even by the songs of the local birds.” Though not site-specific, Inuksuit is nonetheless “haunted” by what Adams was thinking at...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, an ardent supporter of the fascist project, to write several poems celebrating the transmutation of trees into artificial textiles. In the viscose industry, the poet, guided by “the haunting sickly-sweet scent of sulphur,” witnessed a “molecular drama” 39 in which the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... objectivity” of true “articles of utility.” 44 In this sense, Marxian social thought is haunted by its own version of deterministic materialism. Phillipe Descola describes it as the “common prejudice that the ideas organizing the use of nature are the ideological by-product of a supposedly objective...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 November 2016
... sociology of science and a verbal flair that colors even his research papers. 5 He has spun its origin yarn, one of those semimyths that haunt scientific chronicles. “At a Christmas Party in 2006, Harold Morowitz asked me a simple question. ‘Were there any clay minerals in the Archean?’” 6 The Archean...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... was haunted by what Joseph Dumit calls implosion histories —stories, accounts, and connections that were initially paralyzing because of their enormity. Dumit insists that we remain ever attentive to the riot of stories that hover around everyday objects and scenes: “Following connections is the only...