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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 63–85.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to invasive species, I reframe the migration and settlement of nonhuman beings as diasporas. Doing so illuminates the political complexities of loss and change in Chilean Tierra del Fuego, where I have been conducting fieldwork for the past five years. Integrating approaches from political ecology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 117–146.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: African American history and an intellectual history of radical politics. Following these threads has led me beyond the disciplinary confines of history and into larger debates about the cultural politics of wilderness. In this article I argue that the critical wilderness paradigm currently reigning both...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... natural world. The poem seems to undermine any clear boundaries between the natural world and the cultural, political and linguistic realms we create. “Canopy” imagines, then, the inseparability of languages, cultures and ecologies, in the sense described by Lawrence Buell in The Future of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... / Shering Stiftung , 2012 . Bastian Michelle . “ Fatally Confused: Telling the Time in the Midst of Ecological Crisis .” Environmental Philosophy 9 , no. 1 ( 2012 ): 23 - 48 . Bennett Jane . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham and London : Duke University Press...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract Taking as its provocation Leo Bersani’s fleeting turn to questions of ecology at the end of his 2002 essay “Sociability and Cruising,” this piece asks what it would mean to use the practice of cruising as an unexpected model for a new ecological ethic, one more deeply attuned...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 263–269.
Published: 01 November 2016
... politically prior to the pursuit of private wealth and material gain. In the attempt in Laudato si’ to reground social and not only ecological ethics in a spiritual and not merely a biophysical ontology of life, tendencies in both Catholic and Protestant theology—especially since the European...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 59–88.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Laura J. Martin Abstract This article explores the rise of the line graph and an associated statistical method, linear regression, in ecology. At the turn of the 20 th century, many ecologists studied variation in organismal traits, like height and weight, among populations of a species. The...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
...), semiotic resonance (meanings) and phenomenological experiences—that together constitute a broader understanding of ecological community that does not exempt humans from ecological effects or except ecology from ethical and political concerns. This ecological approach is further developed in the light of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 27–51.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and political contexts that infuse them with meaning. In interpreting these meanings, I argue that a more inclusive socio-ecological politics requires visual strategies that resist racialized ways of seeing while making visible the injustice of disproportionate environmental impacts on low-income...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... biopoetry and the encipherment process merely conceptual and methodological experimentations, or do they reflect ecological consciousness and ethical imperative for life? Building on Foucault’s idea of the discourse of nature and Benjamin’s notion of a language of things, I explore how The Xenotext —and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 107–127.
Published: 01 May 2016
... disadvantages of small-scale local production are considered, the transparency of proximity may be where the ecological value of decentralized food production actually lies. These economic and political forces of production decentralization have been aided by technological developments. The past three...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
... war. A half-century after war, these former battlefields may be understood as “bomb ecologies,” zones in which war profoundly shapes the ecological relations, political systems, and material conditions of living and dying. 1 Villages in the most contaminated parts of Laos are colloquially...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Affrica Taylor; Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw; Sandrina de Finney; Mindy Blaise Human-animal relations provide a common focus across these essays. The authors reflect upon the ethics and politics of these relations as they explore the entanglement of local/global ecological legacies in very...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 May 2013
... oceans, ecological knowledge and political will to power are all too often entwined. Historian Thomas Robertson has argued that the science of ecology, which had just begun to emerge as a professional field in the United States in the years before World War II, played an unwitting role in the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 May 2012
... value on reality. 3 Man is the measure of all things—this view emerged precisely at the moment at which human history had intersected with geological time, two halves of a torn whole which ecological thinking and politics must begin to put back together. Think about it: at the very moment at which it...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 255–279.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and space. In very different ways Huyghe, Lislegaard, and Fowler use the art gallery to demonstrate how humans might sympathetically engage with ecological transformation, and thus the confronting possibility of our own extinction. In looking back at Bergson and Butler through contemporary art, I...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 370–396.
Published: 01 November 2018
... framework for critically analyzing the visual conditions of horticulturally led invasion ecologies. Working from the perspective of a more-than-human, materialist media ecology, we cast rhododendrons as entities that modulate light, or “photomedia.” Our analysis explores how their invasiveness is materially...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a (supposedly) exclusionary politics of nature, in a move that betrayed a still largely humanist ethics. From the focus on friendly companions, to the attention to practices of care or living-together, the notion of companion species and their entanglements with humans has been polarized towards a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 230–254.
Published: 01 November 2017
... article will investigate da Costa’s Dying for the Other and a related project, the Anti-cancer Survival Kit (2013), as engagements with Elizabeth Wilson’s articulation of the gut as “an organ of mind.” Figuring the eating body as ecosystem illuminates how cancer’s political potential furthers both...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-linear and cross-scale interactions between social, ecological, technological, economic and political relations. 5 Knowledge in this context is replete with uncertainty and tends to resist formation into easily comprehensible narratives. 6 In the environmental humanities, Rob Nixon has recently...