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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 that this...
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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 in...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 307–311.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., provided the original work is cited and is not altered 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...
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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 of...
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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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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
...? How did 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...
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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. One of the many interesting things about creature languages is that...
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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 (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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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. Figure 1. Soviet dog spacesuit, designed at NPP Zvezda in 1954. On display at Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Russia. Photo by More
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... recent piece of field 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...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 113–131.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Nunn, The Edge of Memory , 86 . 38. Tindale, Barnett, and Maegraith, “Traces of an Extinct Aboriginal Population,” 285 ; Lampert, The Great Kartan Mystery . 39. Bowdler, “The Bass Strait Islands Revisited” ; Rowland, Wright, and Baker, “The Timing and Use of Offshore Islands...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
... largely kept confined, many of the sites they had previously used disappeared, becoming developed, overgrown, or inaccessible. As lands lost their meaning for the sheep, the meanings they had with the sheep, these lands lost some of their ways of being, some of their modes of existence. The memory of the...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 of pretraumatic stress. Watching the films she identifies and analyses, “viewers...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
... “foregrounds, and politicizes, attachments across time, species, and elements,” as she analyzes “eco-memories” as assemblages. Such narratives are propelled by the challenge of reckoning with what it means to live, think, and act as toxic bodies, which often entails fracturing the Western capitalist ideology...
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Environmental Humanities (2015) 6 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that scorches down on plants and trees in a spell of dry weather. 4 It is this sensory experience of weather that conditions cultural responses to human dwelling in the atmosphere, whether these be celebratory rituals, material technologies, collective memories, social practices, and so on...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 280–301.
Published: 01 November 2019
... : Harvard University Press , 2004 . MacLeod Janine . “ Water and the Material Imagination: Reading the Sea of Memory against the Flows of Capital .” In Thinking with Water , edited by Chen Cecilia , MacLeod Janine , and Neimanis Astrida , 40 – 60 . Montreal : McGill-Queen’s...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Whitehead once insinuated that the present is perceived as “the vivid fringe of memory tinged with anticipation.” 4 But imagining the future as some kind of extension of the past can also be flawed. As we are confronted today with unprecedented futures of exponentially rising temperatures and brutal...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
...? This is my urine. Its metabolites are messages. Heliotrope musk still fat in the asphalt after sundown open road balsamic blacktop terpene pines in my memory dark notes divide the stars with resin-scented pencil shavings the gearshift and seat cushions the paraben...