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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Alenda Y. Chang Games as Environmental Texts alenda y. chang It is utterly diff erent in a cave. Within seconds you lose sight of your starting point. The sinuous passages twist and turn. Always you are confi ned by walls, fl oor, and ceiling. The farthest vistas are seldom...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 35–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Frédéric Neyrat Copyright © 2016 Qui Parle 2016 Planetary Antigones The Environmental Situation and the Wandering Condition frédéric neyrat The world is gone, I have to carry you. Paul Celan, “Great, Glowing Vault” Many contemporary thinkers strive to imagine what...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 87–115.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- lectively rather than comprehensively, and distinctions become in- creasingly hard to make between them and other environmentally oriented humanists who would resist being called ecocritics how- ever relevant their work seems to those who do. As Nirmal Selva- mony recently put...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 5–21.
Published: 01 December 2011
... has gained momentum and legislative traction through its ability to communicate the plight of plant and animal species on a more immediately human scale.1 In the past decade, concern for the planet’s environmental future has moved into mainstream consciousness most markedly through the issues...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 327–331.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of The Environmental Imagination (1995), Writing for an Endangered World (2001), and The Future of En- vironmental Criticism (2005). Current projects include a book-in-prog- ress, Forms of Environmental Memory: Person, Region, Nation, Planet. katherine f. chandler is a PhD student in the Rhetoric Department...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 25–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in its manifestation of “events” that support predictions of environmental catastrophe (e.g., peak oil, global climate change) that otherwise might be dismissed as effects of scientifi c modeling or Left fear-mongering. Yet, just as Katrina did not result in a changed national...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- cioeconomic practices and nonhuman environmental systems as an essential dimension of any historical analysis worthy of the name. But the advent of what climate scientists have recently begun to call the “anthropocene” involves an epochal transition from hu- manity understood as a “biological agent...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 299–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of these issues. In her introduction to The Ecocriticism Reader (1996), Cheryll Glotfelty observes that “most ecocritical work shares a common motivation: the troubling awareness that we have reached the age of environmental limits, a time when the consequences of human actions are damaging the planet’s...
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Qui Parle (2011) 19 (2): 275–297.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of conditions favorable or unfavorable to growth, relationship to predators, local parasites, possible use by local populations, etc.: all these factors infl uence the course of a species’ acclimatization. Environmental Response The sum of environmental reactions corresponds to what we call...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 387–398.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the arrival of Euro-American capitalists to East Asia,” while he perfunctorily acknowledges Mark Elvin’s Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China (2004); Brett L. Walker’s Lost Wolves of Japan (2008); Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, and Walker’s anthology Japan at Nature’s Edge...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Grosz, for in- stance, suggests that “the human” always already contains the capac- ity for its own undoing, while Frédéric Neyrat contests that a spirit of consistent antagonism toward “the human” must be sustained to allow for an environmentally sound ethics. Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, meanwhile...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 137–177.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of infallibility goes hand in hand with technolog- ical breakdown and, indeed, grows louder with each new industrial- ly produced environmental catastrophe. Complicating the standard narrative according to which modernity opens up the future while traditional societies carry on the past...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 257–274.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of an unfolding environmental apocalypse, but it does not terminate with it. The end of the world by hyperobject is in- stead aligned with the end of the world picture as prophesied by Heidegger. Heidegger identifi es modernity as the period absorbed in the process of representing and conquering the world...
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Qui Parle (2016) 24 (2): 185.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Sexuality, and Mourning in the Early Era of aids. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. Youatt, Rafi . Counting Species: Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. ...
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Qui Parle (2013) 22 (1): 167–192.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Montt that is taking place now in Guatemala, the Forensic Architecture team that included Paulo Tavares, situ studio, and others, were asked by caldh [Centro para la acción legal en (derechos hu- manos)] to map the environmental results of a military incursion called...
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Qui Parle (2021) 30 (2): 249–291.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... 12 Aleksandra Ubertowska argues that in Bark Didi-Huberman construes an environmental (or “post-genocidal”) narrative of historical trauma by ascribing a mnemonic and testimonial capacity to the natural landscape at Auschwitz-Birkenau. 13 Jacek Małczyński situates Bark within the field...
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Qui Parle (2016) 25 (1-2): 17–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the ecological mess, or rather, the environmental disaster that humanity has created and may not be able to overcome. While we have rarely, in the humanities and the social sciences, looked beyond the human, we will have to do so with increasing insistence in the near future, as the existence...
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Qui Parle (2018) 27 (1): 233–250.
Published: 01 June 2018
... by Europeans in 1606, and then explores some of the many recent “threads tied by and with these birds” ( sw , 16). After dwelling on pigeon racing and attempted collaborations with pigeons for Coast Guard rescue missions, she turns to the environmental justice initiative PigeonBlog in Southern California...
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Qui Parle (2010) 19 (1): 181–192.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of the recover- able features of early evolutionary anthropology (perhaps its com- parative or universalist if not its hierarchical impulses)?20 These, though, are less questions the book neglects to answer than ones it provokes. Braddock’s densely interwoven account of material, environmental...
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Qui Parle (2014) 23 (1): 291–294.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Nguyen, Mimi Thi. The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. Portela, Manuel. Scripting Reading Motions: The Codex and the Com...