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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 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 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 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Ethnography”; van Dooren et al., “Multispecies Studies.” 12. “Algae” refers to many different species. I here use it most commonly to refer to the Chlorella strain. For the history of photosynthesis research, see Nickelsen, Explaining Photosynthesis . 13. See Burlew, Algal Culture . For more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). multispecies ethnography ontology science and technology studies queer theory pregnancy testing animal experimentation extinction art On the morning of August 29, 2012, we conducted a pregnancy test at...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 141–154.
Published: 01 May 2012
... disturbance history with feminist multispecies company. Cereals domesticate humans. Plantations give us the subspecies we call race. The home cordons off inter- and intra-species love. But mushroom collecting brings us somewhere else—to the unruly edges and seams of imperial space, where we cannot ignore the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Hugo Reinert Abstract Can a stone be a critter? Placing multispecies studies in conversation with the geological turn, this article examines the place of a particular sacrifice stone in the ambit of a coastal mining development in northern Norway. The argument develops a reading of resource...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 May 2018
... experience, including bats and the white-nose syndrome with which they are afflicted today. Such an affirmation of heterogeneity as a condition of creativity holds the greatest promise for multispecies ethics today, I propose, when it is joined to an affirmation of incompatibilities within and between things...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
... frequently drawn between human and other-than-human semiosis, it is possible to develop subtler accounts of the semiotic improvisations that emerge in uniquely configured multispecies communities such as the sanctuary. Copyright © 2017 Jean M. Langford 2017 This is an open access article distributed...
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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 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 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... 23. We understand these ethographies as part of the broader field of multispecies studies that this special issue explores, populated by a range of related but distinct approaches, including multispecies ethnography (Kirksey and Helmreich, “Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography”), etho-ethnology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 118–142.
Published: 01 May 2016
... people, scientists, zookeepers, and animal activists with their elephant and viral others. This article takes multispecies studies into the terrain of microbial ethnography, 4 a field that looks at the expanding purview of biotechnological and other understandings of newly appreciated microbes...
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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 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 2016) 7 (1): 151–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... centres, raccoons cross boundaries, and day after day educators diligently labour to keep the boundaries intact and teach children to enact them. Drawing on our multispecies ethnography, we narrate the ways raccoons cross boundaries and radically disrupt colonial nature/culture and human/nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... approach is inspired by the methods and concerns of multispecies ethnography, an interdisciplinary current that explores the historical, political, and biological life-worlds of diverse organisms that humans “become-with.” Science and technology studies, anthropology, the natural sciences, and other fields...
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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...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations , 2008 . Ingold Tim . What is an Animal? Boston : Unwin Hyman , 1988 . Kirksey Eben and Helmreich Stefan . “ The Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography .” Cultural Anthropology 25 , no. 4 ( 2010 ): 545...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 195–205.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., polysemous term through which we might specify and explore creatures and modes of multispecies relations. As adjective and adverb it has at least two important valences for animal studies and the environmental humanities that I will explore in this short commentary. I open with some general observations...