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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of neoliberal globalization, just as St Francis did with the wild animals in the woods?” 5 But those more attuned to the operative legacy of religious discourse and practice continue to trawl the Franciscan archive for genuinely political potential, opposing poverty, the common, and interdependence...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 March 2022
... within our existing structure and decided that we wanted a new article type. We established “Environmental Humanities in Practice” articles to fill this niche. We define them on our website this way: Environmental Humanities in Practice articles should be 3,000–5,000 words. This section offers a peer...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 88–112.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Lauren Fournier Abstract This article proposes the possibilities of fermentation, or microbial transformation, as a material practice and speculative metaphor through which to approach today’s transnational feminisms. The author approaches this from the perspective of their multiyear curatorial...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 427–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
... team that aim to give a concrete sense of EH teaching in practice. © 2019 Each Author 2019 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). environmental humanities teaching experimental pedagogies interdisciplinary...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Liv Østmo; John Law Abstract This article describes a colonial encounter in north Norway between Sámi practices for fishing and knowing the natural world, and the conservation policies of state policy makers. In Sámi practices the world is populated by powerful and morally lively human and nonhuman...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 324–350.
Published: 01 November 2019
... , as well as two more well-known works, Alan Sonfist’s Time Landscape and Agnes Denes’s Wheatfield—A Confrontation . These works share similar form, scale, and media but most significantly function as social practice artworks that enact multispecies performances. Drawing on notions of urban cosmopolitics...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 418–432.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jessica O’reilly Abstract From a distance, Antarctica invokes extreme imaginaries and possibilities. In the practice of everyday human Antarctic life, however, daily tasks and risks are heavily managed, mitigated, and overseen. To analyze the spectacular and mundane natures of human life...
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Environmental Humanities (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 pleasant...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 190–204.
Published: 01 May 2020
... relations. This is both an intellectual and a practical project. The authors believe that a crucial first step toward more just and sustainable human-soil relations is a critical reflection around soil knowledge practices and their onto-political effects. In this introduction, they open the field...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 201–223.
Published: 01 May 2021
... arts and humanities into the Long-Term Ecological Research Project at the Virginia Coast Reserve. The CFC organizes collaborative inquiry and public engagement around several kinds of listening, from field recordings and designed listening stations as practices of attentiveness to scientific data...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Kristoffer Whitney Abstract This article tells a history of bird banding—the practice of catching and affixing birds with durable bands with the intent of tracking their movements and behavior—by focusing on the embodied aspects of this method in field ornithology. Going beyond a straightforward...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (1): 219–232.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Nancy G. Barrón; Sibylle Gruber; Gavin Huffman Abstract This article collaboration addresses the importance of contextualizing current climate change discussions in twenty-first-century ecocomposition classrooms. It specifically focuses on the practical significance of what students’ writing...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 265–283.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Kelly Donati Abstract For millennia, gastronomy has concerned itself with the deceptively simple question of how best to eat and live. This article proposes gastronomy as a fertile discourse, practice, and site of scholarly inquiry for thinking about the social and sensual pleasures of eating...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Butler's work on vulnerability as a shared condition of living, we examine the philosophies and practices of alternative apiculture along two axes: the gifts of honey and poison; longing, connection and bee-worship. The first emphasizes how poison and honey draw bee and beekeeper together in uneven gift...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork among winemakers in South Australia I examine pasteurisation, a killing practice that acts not on organisms but on the fluids within which they live. Examining the pasteurisation of wine damaged by the fungus Botrytis cinerea, I argue that this practice shifts the locus...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 24–36.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Vinciane Despret; Michel Meuret Abstract In recent decades, in the South of France some young people from urban backgrounds have chosen to become shepherds and to learn to reconnect with the herding practices that many livestock breeders had abandoned under the pressure of agricultural...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 267–284.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Anne Therese O’Brien Abstract The growing adoption of no-till cropping and other minimal-impact farming practices in recent decades signals a shift in how soil is understood and valued. Eschewing vigorous disturbance, standard in the West (and beyond) since the Neolithic Revolution, farmers instead...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (2): 281–300.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... The second argument examines the specificity of ice loss and multiple practices responding to this loss: from art exhibits at United Nations climate change meetings to anticolonial claims for the right to be cold. The third argument consolidates a theme built across the article regarding how Isabelle...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 3 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2013
... conditions of visibility and engagement. As a wild avian population, the Lessers are known and managed primarily through practices of asymmetrical intimacy, such as field observation and telemetry. These practices, in turn, determine the emergence of biopower in a specific modality, as a power that takes...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Laurel Peacock Abstract This article focuses on three collections of poetry by California poet Brenda Hillman, Cascadia, Practical Water, and Pieces of Air in the Epic, reading for the ways in which the poems model an affective interrelation between human and environment. These three works each...