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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Wibke Straube Abstract Tracing ticks in two different artworks and Leslie Feinberg’s activist writing, Wibke Straube takes their lead in this article from philosopher Donna Haraway and her suggestion to think about engagement with the environment through an “ethics of response-ability.” By...
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Environmental Humanities (2013) 2 (1): 21–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... meadow such as the field-mouse, earthworm, butterfly or, most notoriously, the tick, “worlds strange to us but known to other creatures, manifold and varied as the animals themselves.” 54 We are asked to think of these worlds as soap bubbles we might step into. As we slip out of our own perceptual...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and ticks—who are both “unloved others”—can be “responded to and approached through reciprocity and relationality.” And Michael Marder sees toxins as enacting a deindividualizing cross-species leveling, as toxic substances “hit ‘me’ as though I were a lump of flesh not at all distinct from the flesh...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 57–68.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of invisible worlds”, which I recall metonymically as a tick on a branch. Here von Uexküll describes the world of the tick ( Ixodes ricinus ), and of creatures generally, as analogous to a “soap bubble”; the world of a creature, conceived as such, is “filled with perceptions that it alone knows.” 13...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 May 2016
... two-way street: did plants not tame humans, as much as the other way around? 3 Symbiosis is an encounter, an evolutionary force redefining the very beings that get entangled: the organelle we call mitochondria arose from cells engulfing free-living bacteria. 4 Von Uexküll's tick lying dormant...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... cosmopolitics. This special section on toxic embodiment aims to pick up recent injunctions to explore differing forms of multispecies exposure, as originating in the various tap-ins to environmental humanities. 12 Feminist scholar and trans cinema activist Wibke Straube traces ticks, trans bodies, and...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 November 2019
... just how far nature’s rhythms have shaped human societies, revealing how we humans have in turn sought to shape these many little timepieces that are ticking in and all around us. Along with an affinity to our topos , each of us is intimately attached to our chronos . By most accounts, the...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 301–305.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ticks or fleas; by trauma, like bilharzias or trichina worms; by infection, like dysenteric amoebas; by obstruction, like filarial of elephantiasis; by compression, like those that form cysts; by irritations, inflammations, itching; by rashes ... ∼ Michel Serres, The Parasite. 1 Infection is...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 496–500.
Published: 01 November 2020
... from the global school strikes for climate to the systematic murder of environmental activists in parts of the Global South; from the steady tick of CO 2 ppm measurements to grinding urban poverty; from the upswing of reactionary nationalism in the USA, India, Brazil, Philippines, Europe, Pakistan...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 May 2017
... implications of this temporality might lead us to reflect that von Uexküll’s tick, so beloved of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, is embarked on a life journey that unfolds over time. 28 That is, the various engagements of the tick with its world—for example, being attracted by the sun’s warmth to the tip...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 57–76.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ): 197 – 288 . Bull Jacob . “ Between Ticks and People: Responding to Nearbys and Contentments .” Emotion, Space, and Society , no. 12 ( 2014 ): 73 – 84 . Campbell Timothy . “ Bios, Immunity, Life—the Thought of Roberto Esposito .” Diacritics 36 , no. 2 ( 2006 ): 2 – 22...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 May 2021
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 May 2016
... support for another’s flourishing. Immersion in the lives of the awkward, the unloved, or even the loathed is very possible. 35 As such, some of this scholarship runs against the grain of dominant norms and sentiments, cultivating attentiveness to such creatures as ticks, 36 pathogenic viruses, 37...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... present must contain and recapitulate the past, that any striving toward the future must come out of fully assuming the past. The graph is often read as demonstrating that current temperatures are not permissible because they are not in line with past temperature ranges. The drastic upward tick of...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
... civilizational collapse as a result of things like nuclear weapons and climate change, the Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight as humankind nears total ruin. In a January 2015 Press Release, for example, the Bulletin...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 302–323.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as its house becomes the counterpoint of the hermit crab that turns it into its own habitat . . . The tick is organically constructed in such a way that it finds its counterpoint in any mammal whatever that passes below its branch, as oak leaves arranged in the form of tiles find their counterpoint...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 37–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... suspense of waiting (in private) through a white woman’s face reflected in a bathroom mirror. “When you’re waiting to find out if you’re pregnant or not, nothing else in the world matters until you know,” the narrator of Lynch’s commercial says, while a clock ticks loudly in the background and possible...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (2): 454–474.
Published: 01 November 2020
... systemic process of loss is relentlessly ticking on.” 19 They argue that extinction must be set within a multispecies framework where the focus is “on understanding and responding to processes of collective death, where not just individual organisms, but entire ways and forms of life, are at stake.” 20...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 421–446.
Published: 01 November 2018
... individuals demonstrating signs of poor growth are easily identified ( fig. 5 ). A final culling is undertaken before the seedlings are transplanted to the concession. In between, further culling takes place on an ad hoc basis. Every day, nursery workers tick off plants to be disposed of from the nursery...