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Environmental Humanities (2023) 15 (3): 104–118.
Published: 01 November 2023
... librarian, artist, and activist Zayaan Khan for the exhibition The Long Term You Cannot Afford: On the Distribution of the Toxic at SAVVY Contemporary in Berlin in 2019. Informed by historical research on the trade of hazardous waste between the two Germanys during the Cold War—with a particular focus...
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 1. Microscopic image of plastic waste with creases, folds, and weathering identified in the Old Ford Locks. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 2. Microscopic image of plastic waste with algae attachment identified in the Old Ford Locks. Photograph by the author. More
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 1. Waste trucks passing through the Berlin Wall to landfills in the East. Stills from a film, RBB media, 1973. More
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Alexander R. D. Zahara; Myra J. Hird Abstract As capitalism's unintended, and often unacknowledged, fallout, humans have developed sophisticated technologies to squirrel away our discards: waste is buried, burned, gasified, thrown into the ocean, and otherwise kept out-of-sight and out-of-mind...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
... does this constitutive contradiction do? In this article, I explore the slippery subjectivities of nuclear waste and nature at Washington State's Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Beginning with the Hanford Reach National Monument, I examine how this space is framed as both pristine habitat and waste...
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 136–158.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Landfill to the more (in)famous waste site Fresh Kills, the article argues that Scappettone exposes the ways that certain bodies and ecologies are rendered physically and conceptually toxic and implicates readers in the uneven social, embodied, and ecological conditions of composition and response...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2020
... sci-fi film Snowpiercer and argue that the film problematizes a persistent Western-centric bias in both the environmental humanities and the literature on media materialism. Inspired by the metaphoric power of Kronon, the industrial-waste-turned-explosive in Snowpiercer , we theorize...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (2): 341–360.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Ilenia Iengo Abstract This toxic autobiography seeks to open the conversation around the intersecting injustices marking the epistemological, material, political, and porous entanglements between endometriosis, the bodily inflammatory chronic condition the author is affected by, and the toxic waste...
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Environmental Humanities (2022) 14 (3): 499–521.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and communities. By converting waste products into fertilizers and poisons, planters and industrialists continued to render Black communities, their labor, and their land as fungible but necessary components in the industrialization of racial capitalism. bsw63@msstate.edu Jayson.m.porter@gmail.com ©...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
... fuel. To date, the moral justification for burying the waste underground has hinged on the technical possibilities of communicating a message of warning to people living ten thousand years in the future. I argue that the problem with this approach is not only that it insufficiently acknowledges...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 187–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Manuel Tironi; Myra J. Hird; Cristián Simonetti; Peter Forman; Nathaniel Freiburger Abstract In this choral essay we, an assorted group of academics interested in inorganic life and matter, explore a mode of thinking and feeling with our objects of inquiry—chemicals, waste, cement, gas...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a multi-species ecological ethic recursively informs an economic paradigm for making ends meet with others, where surpluses born of synergies feed back into a resilient system, revaluing weeds and waste. Sally’s labors reflect a new form of ethical, ecological, and economic entanglement that crops up...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (1): 152–173.
Published: 01 May 2019
... scales: from the boundedness of a single cell, to a single organism encased in skin, to a body enclosed in a hazmat suit, to architecture and surrounding space, city and hazardous-waste landfill site, contaminated and safe, local and global. Asbestos shows that there is no spatial or temporal “outside...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 280–301.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and reprocessing plant at Sellafield in 1947. By following the “flows” of pleasure, emotion, energy, and waste through Seascale, we explore the legacies of nuclear contamination for coastal communities, within a broader regime of the commodification of nature. This essay emerges from a transdisciplinary research...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 55–75.
Published: 01 May 2014
... within “free” capitalist systems of thought and consumption. However, a figural analysis reveals that Malick's insistence on images of waste and death assumes a far more existential value, opening up possible deeper reflections beyond economic, social and political critiques. Copyright: © Blasi 2014...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 125–148.
Published: 01 May 2014
...’ of a functional ecology? Wasting, eating, rotting, consuming, transforming and becoming-with are brought together in a variety of ways in practices of composting-with earthworms. Reporting on our own and others' attempts to ‘live-together’ with earthworms, this paper tracks the non-relations and asymmetries...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 250–266.
Published: 01 May 2020
... science moved away from classical descriptive approaches to soils, and set out to fabricate soils as a research experiment on anthropo-pedogenesis. In the French context, urban soil scientists soon formed new bonds with the worlds of urbanism, administration, and waste management, reframing their approach...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (2): 528–531.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., especially, shelter young plants and saplings. As this account of foraging suggests, contaminated sites are not experienced by those that inhabit them as wastelands apart from everyday life. Military waste may be better understood as a kind of surreal substrate to everyday life. Beneath this rice field...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 19–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Office of Power Manager Files, Record Group 142: Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority 1918-2000. U. S. National Archives and Records Administration , Atlanta, GA . Moore Molly . “ Storage of TVA Coal Ash Waste Leads to Civil Rights Lawsuit .” Appalachian Voices , 10 January , 2012...