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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (1): 141–163.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Kristina Lyons Abstract This article presents an ethnographic and participatory action research project to reconstruct the “socioecological memory” of the Mandur River watershed in the Colombian Amazon. The objective of this project was to create conditions for community dialogues over...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 43–70.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Memory and narrativity are pertinent to the at times conflicting stories and reminiscences from archival and contemporary sources. Ultimately, accounts of “flute lyrebirds” speak to how meaning evolves in the tensions, boundaries, and interplay between knowledge and imagination. We conclude...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Owain Jones Abstract This paper contributes to discussions about landscape and place and how they are practised in relation to time, displacement, memory and loss. I develop a multi-dimensional account of how landscape is generated in the moment by spatio-temporal topologies and topographies...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 307–311.
Published: 01 May 2014
... or transformed. I turn to the human concept of memory and to our public repositories of human and non-human memories to invoke the idea of the archive, by which I mean the total sum of our libraries, museums, collecting institutions and online databases. These instruments are viewed as sites of power...
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Environmental Humanities (2024) 16 (1): 118–141.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Sara B. Pritchard Abstract Ecologists’ concept of “memory effects” considers how past environments shape current and future ones. Drawing on ethnographic research and historical scholarship, this essay uses their concept to ask what scientists remember and what they forget, and to expand ecologists...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... capacity to generate geologic material (in the form of body stones), engages with the possibility of “geologic intimacy.” From here, the article reads Memorial, Oswald's recent translation of the Iliad pared down to snapshot biographies of the soldiers killed in the Trojan wars interleaved with a series...
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Published: 01 March 2023
Figure 3. Cover of the timeline of the socioecological memories of the Mandur River watershed created in collaboration with the artist Marco Pinto, December 2018. Photograph by the author. More
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 245–263.
Published: 01 May 2021
... perspectives on lake being. It also reflects on the totalizing nature of assuming a single form of memory, of archiving, or of trauma in a world of lakes riven with partially occluded, subsumed, ever-present, and retrieved stories expressed through water. Memory for whom? Recollection for whom? Archiving...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2015
... ecocriticism and from affect theory—particularly Ben Anderson's “affective atmospheres,” Sianne Ngai's “tone,” and Sara Ahmed's characterization of affect as “sticky”—and develop the notion of affective agency to describe the impacts generated by environments and objects at this national memory site. I assess...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 1. Soviet dog spacesuit, designed at NPP Zvezda in 1954. On display at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia. Photo by Stefan Helmreich. More
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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (1): 208–230.
Published: 01 March 2023
... and practice for keeping the dead alive in memory so that they can be cared for. When done right, these death ethics are inextricably linked with climate justice for the living and those yet-to-be. jgibson11@antioch.edu © 2023 Julia D. Gibson 2023 This is an open access article distributed under...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 194–215.
Published: 01 May 2019
... studies and histories of industrial hazards, the author examines how memories of toxic labor, environmental transformation, and workers’ resistance have been reactivated in the ongoing project of reclaiming the Ex-SNIA and keeping it off-limits from urban speculation. Drawing on archival research...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 402–426.
Published: 01 November 2019
... collaborations among artists, academics, scientists, and local communities to reverse the impacts of extraction through innovative water reclamation techniques and art exhibits that memorialize the region’s coal heritage. These initiatives complement extractive fictions to envision an inclusive, livable...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... this particular landscape change to accommodate its accumulation? What trajectories flowed into the pond, and what hidden memories sat buried in its mass? Drawing on ethnographic and archival research, this paper weaves together juxtaposed scenes that form (some of) the backstory of this event, and invites...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., engaging with life on the inside of the webs and patterns of connection. An earlier version of this paper was presented as the Val Plumwood Memorial Lecture at the Minding Animals Conference, held in Newcastle, Australia in July 2009. Copyright: © Rose 2013 2013 This is an open access article...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 346–369.
Published: 01 May 2020
... rewilding extinction memory myth haunting Scotland In a vast, gray building on the outskirts of Edinburgh lies the National Museum of Scotland collections facility. A cavernous maze, it is stuffed full of objects and specimens not kept on display in the museum itself. I have been lucky enough...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... research, involving engineers at a recently proposed repository site in France, showed how engineers responded to this problem of constructing a memory of future social scenarios. The workers—who were mostly geologically trained and therefore “comfortable” with the descriptions of deep time—distinguished...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 113–131.
Published: 01 May 2020
... level rise as climate modellers do today, but memories of the long multi-millennial history of observed sea level rise—passed on orally—would likely have led to speculation about what might happen in the future. It is plausible to suppose that concern about the continued loss of coastal lands, even...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 391–413.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., aided memory, and facilitated remote witnessing by those unable to experience plants in their natural habitat. 9 With sight elevated as the privileged sense for gathering information about the natural world, images and two-dimensional herbarium specimens became a crucial vehicle for recording...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... place; imaginings that manifest in nightmares, hallucinations, paranoia, and depression. 1 “These fantasies function as warnings,” she writes, “a kind of ‘memory of the future’” (3). For Kaplan, such texts are both explorations of the psychological effects of future trauma and potential inducers...