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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 May 2012
... postgraduate programs have emerged at universities all around the world: in the USA, the UK, Scandinavia, Taiwan and Australia, to name just a few places. In each area, this broad domain of scholarship is being taken up and developed in a distinct way. 1 In general, however, the environmental humanities can...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Istvan Praet; Juan Francisco Salazar Abstract A growing number of researchers in the social sciences and the environmental humanities have begun to focus on the wider universe and how it is apprehended by modern cosmology. Today the extraterrestrial has become part of the remit of anthropologists...
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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 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... temporal registers to reveal deep time as productive, homely, and wondrous as well as unsettling, uncanny, and dangerous. The symposia from which this special section emerged were funded by the Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. We would like to thank all those...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Centre and the Sámi Allaskuvla (Sámi University of Applied Sciences). 1. Lawrence, “Internal Colonisation.” 2. Benjaminsen et al., “Misreading the Arctic landscape”; Joks and Law, “Sámi Salmon, State Salmon.” 3. The senior author, Østmo, is Sámi. A high-plateau fisher, activist...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 May 2013
... powerful and universalizing explanations about why ‘our planet’ is being exhausted, and how ‘we’ must respond with urgent action. One of the effects of this response is that environmental problems are naturalized as empirical facts around which new forms of governance and regulation must emerge. While this...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 35–53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... world, namely Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes. Heaney and Hughes's respective poetics exhibit distinctive differences that illustrate our argument. Their poems are frequently taught in university classes on ecopoetry, as well as, especially in their home countries, to younger students, and we argue that...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jennifer Hamilton Abstract This is an experimental review essay responding to Michael Marder's Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013). The essay departs from the ordinary structure of comparing three books on a similar theme. Instead three of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Matthew MacLellan Abstract This article argues that Garrett Hardin's primary object of critique in his influential “The Tragedy of the Commons” is not the commons or shared property at all—as is almost universally assumed by Hardin's critics—but is rather Adam Smith's theory of markets and its...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 May 2013
... essays and books. Foregrounding the voices of grassroots environmentalists as well as the public-relations campaigns of multinational agribusiness trade groups, materials collected in the special collections of Iowa State University, the article resituates Smiley's prizewinning novel and offers a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 May 2013
... developmental goals, there has been little concern with constructions of how shifting hegemonic masculinity is embedded in environmental policy. As former California governor, actor, and Mr. Universe, Schwarzenegger's connection to the ecomodern politics that he prescribed is researched within a framework...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 226–240.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Christine Hansen Abstract In the late summer of 2009, a massive firestorm swept through more than one million acres of dense bush in the southeast corner of Australia, killing 173 people and leaving more than 7,000 homeless. In the aftermath of the disaster, commentators almost universally...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Adamson, William A. Gleeson, and David N. Pellow’s introduction for Keywords for Environmental Studies , as among those texts that challenge the purported universality of science. They write, Building on the work of influential feminists, poststructuralists, sociologists, and science and technology...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 181–203.
Published: 01 November 2017
... central elements of ice cores as significant scientific objects. Pennsylvania State University glaciologist Richard Alley, after all, called a Greenland ice core a “two-mile time machine,” because the two-mile-long core contained annual layers of ice laid down over more than 200,000 years. 2 Ice cores...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 204–229.
Published: 01 November 2017
... it on Argentinean fields, it has then become “hegemonizing,” 21 as it pulls other objects—agricultural machines, agrochemicals, bulldozers, biofuel markets, animal-meat production facilities (mainly in China), banks, universities, governments, corporations, and environmental and civil society...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 341–358.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... However, it is exactly this speculative capacity of physical cosmology that is going to prove important for our discussion. Cosmologists have, through the development of new observational tools and many decades of persistent observation, converged on a standard model of the universe, composed of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 433–453.
Published: 01 November 2017
... American astronomer Frank Drake soon thereafter launched the Ozma project, which began the quest for artificial extraterrestrial radio waves. To capture the fundamental factors involved in the possibility and extent of alien technological civilizations in the universe, Drake formulated in 1961 his so...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 101–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . Alaimo Stacy . Bodily Natures: Science, Environment, and the Material Self . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2010 . Alaimo Stacy . Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures In Posthuman Times . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2016 . Chen Mel Y...