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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. A view of Pennsylvania farmland from the inside of a feed company work van. Photograph by author. Figure 1. A view of Pennsylvania farmland from the inside of a feed company work van. Photograph by author. More
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 1 Enrichment: A Hawaiian Crow (Corvus hawaiiensis), working to retrieve a dead mouse from a plastic ball. Photograph by the author. Figure 1. Enrichment: A Hawaiian Crow (Corvus hawaiiensis), working to retrieve a dead mouse from a plastic ball. Photograph by the author. More
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 216–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... these works, Straube explores the meaning of this correlation between ticks and transing bodies for environmental ethics as well as for the forging of livable lives for trans people. Toxicity surfaces as a link in these works. The notion of feminist figuration, developed by philosopher Rosi Braidotti...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Deborah Bird Rose Abstract Towards the end of her eventful and productive life, Val Plumwood was turning toward Indigenous people and cultures as a way of encountering the lived experience of ideas she was working with theoretically. At the same time, she was defining herself as a philosophical...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 191–202.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and What Alice Found There (1871). In some ways this essay is like a work of applied theory whereby philosophical concepts are used to advance interpretations of works of art and literature. But, at the same time and in contrast, the works of art and literature brought into dialogue with Marder help...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Michael Richardson Abstract The climate catastrophe to come is traumatically affecting, whether in its micro and macro manifestations, in the threat it poses to existing ways of life, in its upending of entrenched understandings of the workings of the world, or in the injury it is doing to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 123–140.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alex Lockwood Abstract In the fiftieth year since the publication of Silent Spring, the importance of Rachel Carson's work can be measured in its affective influence on contemporary environmental writing across the humanities. The ground broken by Silent Spring in creating new forms of writing has...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... by our actions in the present. This article explores a poetics of haunted time via readings of the work of artist/sculptor Ilana Halperin and poet Alice Oswald. Halperin's recent work with the “slow and fast time” of geological processes (calcification and lava flows), and also with the body's own...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 129–148.
Published: 01 May 2017
... their works. Wong encoded lyrics from the song “It’s a Small World After All” within the DNA of a bacterium. Similarly, Kac employs encipherment in Genesis , a project aiming to demonstrate that “biological processes are now writerly.” In the same way, Bök’s The Xenotext: Book 1 , published in 2015...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2017) 9 (1): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Louise Hornby Abstract This article focuses on works by the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson, who has recently produced a number of large-scale and immersive installations, such as Ice Watch (2014) and, most famously, The Weather Project (2003). His human-made environments situate the human subject...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 8 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that, in so doing, enlivens our capacity to respond to them by singing up their character or ethos. Most of our work in this area has focused on extinction, but this approach might readily be taken up in a range of other contexts. This article alternates between two types of writing. One is expository...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 370–396.
Published: 01 November 2018
... though the methods employed can be destructive and long-term success is often limited. Building on recent work critiquing categorical approaches to invasive species management, we argue that such campaigns obscure not only the underlying conditions but also the ongoing production of plant invasiveness...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 473–500.
Published: 01 November 2018
... urgency of climate change. Does it succeed? And whom does it reach? A qualitative survey of 161 American readers of 19 works of climate fiction finds that these readers are younger, more liberal, and more concerned about climate change than nonreaders of climate fiction. Drawing on concepts from...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 501–527.
Published: 01 November 2018
... environmental humanities. Building on Donna Haraway’s work, we insist “it matters what compostables make compost.” Our argument is twofold. First, we contend that certain feminist concepts and commitments are foundational to the environmental humanities’ contemporary emergence. Second, we advocate for more...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
... land. This article focuses on literary and musical interventions (particularly rap music in the first part of the article and the literary work of G. Mend-Ooyo in the later part) that draw attention to this changing relationship with the environment, which the article portrays as a potential rupture...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 40–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Erika Amethyst Szymanski Abstract Humans and yeast have a long history of productive collaboration in making a global array of fermented foodstuffs including wine, bread, and beer. Synthetic biology is now changing the shape of human-yeast work. The Sc2.0, or “synthetic yeast,” project aims to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 May 2018
... this article, I examine a series of watershed encounters in the Chesapeake Bay region and how they transform our understanding of the environmental problems that face the estuary and its landscape. I argue that the “restoration” effort currently at work in the Chesapeake Bay watershed fails to grapple...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 3 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that construct a similar narrative of the story of meat—Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, Susan Bourette's Meat, a Love Story, and Scott Gold's The Shameless Carnivore —reveals an attempt by these authors to naturalize what is essentially an economic and lifestyle activity. Working within a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Libby Robin Abstract Land management has become a multi-faceted enterprise, with professionals, locals and others contributing variously to the outcomes, increasingly working in partnership arrangements all over the world. However, each local place has a different suite of ‘experts’ speaking for...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 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...