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Published: 01 May 2015
Figure 7. An estuary-shaped life, with the Severn bridges as time–space fulcrums (from a personal Google map). Figure 7. An estuary-shaped life, with the Severn bridges as time–space fulcrums (from a personal Google map). More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... climate—never a reconstruction the past that moves through the present and projects the future. Crucially, it is this disjuncture at the present moment that perhaps leaves a space open for justice—a justice that reveals itself in a series of figures that exhibit an underlying ethical relationship to the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Stefan Helmreich © 2017 Stefan Helmreich 2017 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). In The Wild Blue Yonder , Werner Herzog’s 2005 film fantasia on space voyaging, viewers learn about the “Interplanetary Transport...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 171–194.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeremy Brice Abstract What place might killing occupy in a more-than-human world, where human life is always-already entangled among nonhumans? In this article I attempt to unsettle the assumption that only individual organisms can be killed, and to render other sites and spaces of killing visible...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Leah V. Aronowsky Abstract This article uses the history of an unrealized technology to rethink conventional accounts of American spaceflight that cast the space cabin as the ultimate expression of human’s capacity to technologically master their environments. Drawing on archival and published...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Natalie Porter Abstract Global anxieties about avian influenza stem from a growing recognition that highly-virulent, highly-mobile disease vectors infiltrate human spaces in ways that are difficult to perceive, and even more difficult to manage. This article analyses a participatory health...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Shannon Cram Abstract Nuclear weapons production has created a unique geography of irradiated open space in the United States. In recent years, many of these landscapes have been re-classified as national wildlife refuges in an attempt to transform the nation's atomic sacrifice zones into spaces of...
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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 May 2014) 5 (1): 217–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... time by movements within space, and thus it is not coincidental that the book that is credited as one of the most powerful representations of the Anthropocene resembles an atlas. In this resemblance, however, it also reproduces the abstract and generalized space of cartography. The atlas allows, as I...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 325–340.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., outer space, Earth, and environment as astronomers stretch the concept of habitability beyond Earth and across the universe. The gesture of pointing embodies a tension, one that both pushes the analytic gaze outward while also pulling it back to Earth. This double movement frames analyses of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 398–417.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Antarctica and outer space, and to reflect on emerging modes of an extraterrestrial mode of thinking Earth. This article is informed by short-term ethnographic fieldwork in the Antarctic Peninsula with Chilean microbiologists engaged in the bioprospecting of extremophiles, to account for how...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 52–71.
Published: 01 May 2019
... journey across the dense forests of Bastar in east-central India re-articulates the significance of this contested environmental space from the perspective of the region’s indigenous minorities. Traveling with a troop of indigenous rebels hailing from the Gond, Halba, and Muria communities for more than...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
... destruction of the built environment. Linking these experiences, the argument sets up and explores an analytical space within which the toxic modernity of planetary capitalism can resonate, structurally, with the racist violence of state colonialism: a space that also, the author suggests, describes an...
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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 2014) 5 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... generated by the Apollo Space missions as the characteristic form of planetary mediation during the late twentieth century, and argue that our current emergence into a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, calls for radically different representational strategies. Whole Earth images draw their strength...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Thomas M. Lekan Abstract This essay offers a postcolonial critique of recent environmentalist literature and exhibitions that frame the Anthropocene using the NASA Apollo mission's Earthrise (1968) and Blue Marble (1972) photographs from space. Building on the work of Dennis Cosgrove and Donna...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 261–276.
Published: 01 May 2014
... concerned with practices of environing: each studies the material and symbolic transformations by which “the environment” is configured as a space for human action. Three areas of research are singled out as offering promising models for cooperation between ecocriticism and environmental history: eco...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in a spill of layered sediments – each layer of particulate a temporary resting place for a forceful trajectory of matter spurned into motion elsewhere in space and time. This paper takes up the atemporal matter of this coal ash flood to ask: out of what movements and connections was the ash formed...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of such discarded religiously subversive notions which could assist in the opening up of an alternative space repudiating a bankrupt political-economic system and envisioning instead a millennial social and environmental justice. The writings of Walter Benjamin, among others, offer historical...