Editorial Profiles

Editorial Profile: Kate Rigby

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Editorial Profile: Kate Rigby

Kate Rigby is Professor of Environmental Humanities at Monash University, Australia. Her most recent books are Topographies of the sacred: The poetics of place in European Romanticism (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2004) and Ecocritical Theory: New European Perspectives (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2011 – edited with A. Goodbody). Editors: We asked members of our Editorial Board/Team to provide a short reflection on a photograph of their choice that they felt says something important about or to the environmental humanities. Disregarded deaths,...

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Editorial Profile: Catriona Sandilands

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Editorial Profile: Catriona Sandilands

Catriona Sandilands is Canada Research Chair in Sustainability and Culture at York University. Her work lies at the intersections of queer and feminist theory, environmental philosophy and political theory, and cultural studies. She is the author of The Good-Natured Feminist: Ecofeminism and the Quest for Democracy (Minnesota, 1999) and co-editor of Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire (Indiana University Press, 2010). Editors: We asked members of our Editorial Board/Team to provide a short reflection on a photograph of their choice that they felt says something important about...

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Editorial Profile: Scott Slovic

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Editorial Profile: Scott Slovic

Scott Slovic served as founding president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) from 1992 to 1995 and has edited the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment since 1995. The author of many books and articles in the field, he is currently writing Fundamentals of Ecocriticism and Environmental Literature and editing The Cambridge Companion to American Literature and Environment, among other projects. He is professor of literature and environment at the University of Idaho, USA. Editors: We asked members of our Editorial Board/Team...

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Editorial Profiles – Series Three

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Editorial Profiles – Series Three

In this series of profiles we asked members of our Editorial Board/Team to provide a short reflection on a photograph of their choice that they felt says something important about or to the environmental humanities. James Hatley Mark Pedelty Jamie Lorimer Thom van...

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Editorial Profiles – Series Two

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Editorial Profiles – Series Two

We asked five members of our Editorial Board three questions about the substance and importance of the environmental humanities. 1.) What kind of research and teaching do you do in the Environmental Humanities? 2.) Why does the world need the Environmental Humanities? 3.) What role do you see this journal playing in the emergence of this field of scholarship? SueEllen Campbell Colin Dayan Eben Kirksey Yih-Ren Lin Cary...

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Editorial Profiles – Series One

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Editorial Profiles – Series One

We asked four members of our editorial board to respond to the following questions: The “Anthropocene” has become something of a buzzword in its migration from geology to philosophy and beyond. Do you find it to be a productive concept? What can the humanities contribute to its articulation and critique? Many recent movements and fields in the humanities have given credence to the agency and interconnectivity of things, objects, networks. Is this a much-needed decentring, or is there still a uniqueness of the living worth voicing or defending? (Or even the human?) How has your...

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