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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 137–150.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Sheena Wilson This article takes the E. L. Smith Solar Farm, a proposed municipal solar energy infrastructure project in Edmonton, Alberta, as a case study of solar imaginaries as they intertwine with material and social realities. Set for installation at the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant site...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 103–121.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Daniel A. Barber This essay proposes an inversion and productive complication of the familiar nomenclature of active and passive solar energy, as it pertains to architectural design methods and to solarity more generally: that is, to changes in economies, cultures, and ways of living in the present...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 91–102.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Amanda Boetzkes This article considers how Georges Bataille’s account of solarity informs a planetary perspective. Bataille is credited with formulating a critical analysis of “solar societies” whose economies are shaped by the exchange of solar energy. However, a sometimes understated facet of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jordan B. Kinder The ongoing history of setter colonialism is inextricable from the infrastructures of energy and extraction that provide its material foundation. Addressing this inextricable relationship, this article explores how Indigenous solarities in Canada resist extractivism and generate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 177–188.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Joel Auerbach The necessity of immediate transition from fossil fuels has made painfully conspicuous the fact that energy sources such as solar and wind do not have the same material properties as coal and oil, and has attracted critical attention to the ways in which the social values and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 123–136.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jamie Cross How are we to engage with the forms of solarity that emerge in response to humanitarian crises, like those created by a highly virulent infectious disease? As we struggle to respond to the worldwide SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic and begin to envisage the role of solar energy in a green...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 163–175.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Gökçe Günel Discussions of energy in sub-Saharan Africa tend to focus on leapfrogging, theorizing how some non-Western countries might be able to avoid carbon-intensive fuels, such as coal and oil, and directly start using renewable energy infrastructure, mainly solar. While theories of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 39–50.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Eva-Lynn Jagoe Would we know solarity if we encountered it? And where do we look for the potential openings that such a new energy system could enable? Georges Bataille’s The Accursed Share has emerged as a key text in the theorization of energy because of his distinction between the restricted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Imre Szeman; Darin Barney The South Atlantic Quarterly 120:1, January 2021 doi 10.1215/00382876-8795656 © 2021 Duke University Press Imre Szeman and Darin Barney Introduction: From Solar to Solarity Solar energy is a promise. It has come to be seen as a solution to the present perhaps the ultimate...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 77–89.
Published: 01 January 2021
... solar futurity here termed the solar fix . Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 energy humanities Timothy Mitchell petroculture solar Allan Stoekl References Bonneuil Christophe Fressoz Jean-Baptiste . 2017 . The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 25–37.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the twenty-first century, we must further settle accounts with the legacy of twentieth-century revolutions, many of which were predicated on energy-intensive and technoaccelerationist principles. This essay discusses what should and should not belong to revolutionary solarity and puts forth an...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 51–61.
Published: 01 January 2021
... place, it suggests solarities that delink the expectation of development from the commitment to improve energy access—that is, an epistemics through which we might let access to light be an end in itself. The article concludes by outlining “endarkenment” as an alternative register for theorizing solar...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Essay on General Economy . NY : Zone Books . Bloch Sam . 2019 . “ Shade .” Places ( April ), placesjournal.org/article/shade-an-urban-design-mandate . Brennan Shane . 2017 . “ Practices of Sunlight: Visual and Cultural Politics of Solar Energy in the United States .” PhD diss...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (1): 151–162.
Published: 01 January 2021
... 4 . www.forbes.com/sites/natalieparletta/2019/08/04/meatless-meat-is-on-the-horizon--youll-be-surprised-where-it-comes-from/#3133c6a87ed2 . Scheer Hermann . 2004 . The Solar Economy: Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Global Future . London : Earthscan . Seba Tony Tubb...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (1): 171–190.
Published: 01 January 2015
... infrastructure policy historically, the analysis concentrates on the most recent initiative to build trans-European energy networks. We demonstrate that the neoliberal configuration of infrastructural collectivity manifests itself in a specific spatial configuration of the market. Europe’s infrastructuralism...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (2): 327–343.
Published: 01 April 2017
... historical artifacts by Karl Marx (who does not conceive of capturing solar energy, or at least not directly). This dream invokes capacity building and technological leapfrogging: those who have not (yet) enjoyed growth will not have to pass through a carbon economy. They just need the green light of...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 April 2020
... energy from solar to power not only their own reservation, but much of the Southwest, and with efficiency and transition, the power lines that used to move coal-generated electricity can move renewable energy onto the grid. On the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, Honor the Earth, a national...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2007) 106 (4): 805–823.
Published: 01 October 2007
... politics would be questions of access to energy and to water, in a world beset by ecological dilemmas and potentially producing vastly more than existing capacities of capitalist accumulation. Here could be...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 January 2017
... knowledge on nature, particularly as it pertains to economic dimensions (such as the commodification of biodiversity and ecosystem ser- vices), new eco-efficient technologies (such as wind and solar energy), and the capacity to detect threats and vulnerabilities and generate strategies to confront...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2016) 115 (2): 247–265.
Published: 01 April 2016
... . “Farmers Cope with Roundup-Resistant Weeds.” New York Times , May 3 . www.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/business/energy-environment/04weed.html . Neyrat Frédéric . 2011 . “Das technologische Unbewußte.” In Die technologische Bedingung—Beiträge zur Beschreibung der technischen Welt , edited by...