Things to read

The Gift

From the publishers of Journal of Ethnographic Theory: We are delighted to present our seventeenth issue: “the gift” is full to the brim as winter fast approaches, with 575 pages of HAU autumn leaves. Our weighty issue begins with a debate concluding the symposium on...

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The World is Breathing Me

introduction to Artizein special edition on Art, Ecology and Education Jan van Boeckel, Guest Editor To me, one the most compelling expressions of art, ecology and education coming together happened when I attended a lecture, a decade or more ago, by Timo Jokela, a...

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from Arran Stibbe

Dear all, I recently completed a fascinating piece of research for a global environmental charity.  They gave me permission to share it with you so long as I didn’t mention the name of the charity. I enjoyed this because it was putting ecolinguistics into practical...

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An ethnography of global environmentalism

a new book by Caroline Gatt Based on nine years of research, this is the first book to offer an in-depth ethnographic study of a transnational environmentalist federation and of activists' work and life. The book presents an account of the daily life and the ethical...

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Public Art Takes Flight

In his final years, John James Audubon, the celebrated 19th-century painter of bird life, lived in rustic uptown Manhattan in a house by the Hudson where some of his final paintings were of urban rats that caught his eye. But birds remained his forte. And as Audubon...

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Making Ends Meet

Please support Guillemot Press by buying MAKING ENDS MEET by Andrew McNeillie, his seventh collection of poems just published. Guillemot Press was founded by Luke Thompson, Cornishman, author and editor, sometime star pupil on the Exeter University MA Writing,...

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Volupté

Volupté Interdisciplinary Journal of Decadence Studies Volupté is an MLA-indexed online journal of Decadence from antiquity to the present. It appears each year in Spring and Autumn, and brings together in themed issues creative and critical approaches to the...

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Marlene Creates – new book

A major book that covers almost 40 years of my work has just been published — Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses.  There is also a French edition — Marlene Creates: Lieux, sentiers et pauses. It includes essays by the independent curator Susan Gibson Garvey,...

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Landscape in the Longue Durée

UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Landscape in the Longue Durée by Christopher Tilley. Download it free from: https://goo.gl/JjByqy ********************************* Landscape in the Longue...

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Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet

Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene Edited by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Nils Bubandt, Elaine Gan, & Heather Anne Swanson 20% discount with this code: CSL17ALDP** Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet exposes us to the active remnants...

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Eden is Broken…

“EDEN IS BROKEN”: A CARIBBEAN LEADER CALLS FOR ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE A report by Natalia Meade for the New Yorker. At eleven o’clock on Saturday morning, long after Donald Trump, other world leaders, and the hundreds of journalists who cover their every word...

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Movementers: keeping the rivers alive

Movementers: keeping the rivers alive by Shai Zakai As I considered the question “what are our moral and civic responsibilities to water?” I went outside, stood by my favorite tree, faced the dry stream below, and thought about the urgency of keeping the movements and...

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Biophilia and Beauty

Biophilia and Beauty Emma Robertson Over the last three years, I have sought to develop work in new ways in order to offer an alternative discourse to the overwhelming pessimism of climate change debates. Taking my artwork out of the frame, and then off the wall, into...

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In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain

IN OTHER TONGUES: CREATING A VESSEL by Richard Povall 30th August, 2017 Today Dark Mountain has uploadedthe sixth and final instalment of our series about learning to listen to the myriad other voices beyond the human. Inspired by In Other Tongues, a three-day...

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Ecologies and meaning of loss

IN OTHER TONGUES: ECOLOGIES OF MEANING AND LOSS by Wendy Wheeler The fifth in a series of blogs at Dark Mountain in response to art.earth's In Other Tongues event this past June. 25th August, 2017 Today we bring you the penultimate instalment of our series about...

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Transhumanism

A new publication from University of Minnesota Press http://www.combinedacademic.co.uk/transhumanism [cid:3560CD16-169F-40CC-B5BF-30EA4D6AE83F] Transhumanism: Evolutionary Futurism and the Human Technologies of Utopia Andrew Pilsch "I know of no other work that...

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Pigsty

Hello, IEA members and friends, It’s my pleasure to share a new addition to Language & Ecology.  “Pigsty” by Gazelle Buchholtz is now available in the Creative Works section at ecolinguistics-association.org/journal .  Ms. Buchholtz has a Master of Science,...

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In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain 3

AN UNDERSWELL OF DIVINATION by Mat Osmond 17th August, 2017 A virus that infects all other areas of thinking   In the 1970s and ’80’s the poet Ted Hughes and the sculptor and printmaker Leonard Baskin worked together on a number of books of illustrated poetry. Among...

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Global Thriving & the Body Politic

Global Thriving and the Body Politic Stefanie R. Fishel "How do bodies matter in international relations? In The Microbial State, Stefanie R. Fishel offers up a lively, timely, scientifically-engaged, philosophically-rich, and persuasive answer to that question. This...

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Arcticness

UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of Arcticness: Power and Voice from the North, a new free book that may be of interest to members of this list. Download it free from https://goo.gl/roKuyD Arcticness: Power and Voice from the North Edited by Ilan...

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In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain 2

IN OTHER TONGUES: THE MIGRATION HABITS OF STONES by Alyson Hallett 12th August, 2017 It’s August, 2001. Six months since my nan, Hilda Hallett, died. I loved my nan. She lived in a terraced, red-bricked house in Bridgwater, Somerset. We used to watch the wrestling on...

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In Other Tongues @ Dark Mountain

Today Dark Mountain has started a new series about learning to listen to the myriad other voices beyond the human. Inspired by In Other Tongues, a three-day creative summit held this summer in Dartington, UK, we invited six contributors – artists, writers, academics,...

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2017 Wainwright Prize shortlist

The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize Shortlist Announced June 27, 2017 The shortlist for the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, which celebrates the best books about nature, the outdoors and UK travel is announced today. The seven shortlisted titles are: Love of...

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Low Carbon Futures

Low Carbon Futures: what have the arts and humanities got to do with it? By Chrisfremantle How many lawyers does it take to make Scotland low carbon? How many artists? You might think it doesn’t matter – it’s the scientists, engineers and politicians who will make the...

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