In this mellon foundationfunded institute, participants will work closely with seminar leaders stacy alaimo, bishnupriya ghosh, and imre szeman for an intensive week of collaborative seminars and workshops on contemporary issues in the field. I will then draft, revise, and edit the new chapter. Parts about nature final paper university of chicago. Here is how you can manage the process of combining pdfs on both macs and pcs.
Science, environment, and the material self alaimo, stacy on. How to search for text inside multiple pdf files at once. A lecture by stacy alaimo distinguished teaching professor, university of texas arlington 4. Edited by stacy alaimo and susan hekman bloomington. Oct 25, 2010 bodily natures considers these questions by grappling with powerful and pervasive material forces and their increasingly harmful effects on the human body. Battling asexual discrimination, sexual violence and corrective rape. Tba course description what do major environmental crises, like pollution, extinction, climate change or. By looking at a broad range of creative and philosophical writings, alaimo illuminates how science, politics, and culture collide, while considering the closeness of the human body to the environment. Thank you, stacy, for taking the time to talk to me, and i. Members are not able to choose only one of the cocandidates separately as they are running as a unit.
Stacy alaimo via karen barad provides a definition of agency that not only fits the agency of mushrooms, but one that provides for their position as a companion species that inter and intra acts with me. An ontology for feminism gives an overview of the direction which feminist theory has taken in the past few decades. According to the material feminist corpus, namely stacy alaimos concept of transcorporeality, material flows and interconnectivity between humans and their environment insists that the human body has never been atomistic, but rather a porous figure that continually interactsintraacts with its environment. Does the anthropocene demand the reconceptualization of the human as a concept, species, geological force, or. She comes to uo after many years at the university of texas at arlington. Do you have multiple pdf files that need to be combined into one big document. An enola holmes mystery 2008 math advantage, harcourt school publishers staff, 1999, juvenile nonfiction, 511 pages traces the life of the last emperor to rule the aztec empire in central america before it was conquered by the spaniards. Cosequences of the biotechnology revoloution sherryl vint, bodies of tomorrow.
Alaimo is one of the top environmental studies and ecocritical scholars in the world. Download and install the software on your computer. Rather than contemplating distinct objects as separate from the self, this essay proposes that we think as the stuff of the world. Technology, subjectivity, science fiction patricia melzer, alien constructions. Indiana university press, 2008, hekmans essay, constructing the ballast. As stacy alaimo has written, matter, the vast stuff of the world and of ourselves, has been subdivided into manageable bits or flattened into a blank slate for human inscription. Naturalist smellscapes and environmental justice hsuan l. Dear all, just a reminder that applications for the colby summer institute in environmental humanities are due this friday, feb.
Literary and cultural exchange with shandong university in. Transcorporeality is a posthumanist mode of new materialism and material feminism. Drawing on feminist theory, environmental studies, and the sciences, stacy alaimo focuses on transcorporeality, or movement across bodies and nature, which has profoundly altered our sense. I draw upon stacy alaimos notion of transcorporeality and karen barads theory of intraaction in. Finally, i turn to ecocritical approaches to postcolonial texts, including the work of anthony carrigan, rob nixon, and upamanyu pablo mukherjee and the ways that these critics, directly and indirectly, speak to the. General lecture by stacy alaimo university of texas at arlington on feminist posthumanism and life in the abyss. Bodily natures considers these questions by grappling with powerful and pervasive material forces and their increasingly harmful effects on the human body. Transcorporeality means that all creatures, as embodied beings, are intermeshed with the dynamic, material world, which crosses through them, transforms them, and is. Opening with the statement the anthropocene is no time to set things straight, stacy alaimo puts forth potent arguments for a material feminist post. The science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective, feminist studies 14, no. With these considerations in mind, this course will stage a conversation between feminist, queer and posthumanist thought in some of their various manifestations. Alaimo is an internationally recognized scholar of the environmental humanities and gender studies. As humanities scholars grapple with the idea of the anthropocene, one of the key questions may be how to conceive of the anthropos.
Ecotheory beyond green 20 jeffery jerome cohen, ed. You can read more about her scholarship in the accompanying profile, but alaimo brings expertise in feminist science studies, new materialism, and. Those three approaches are informed by donna haraway, stacy alaimo, and finally gilles deleuze, felix guattari, and jane bennett. Association for the study of literature and environment. Environmental politics and pleasures in posthuman times minneapolis. Enlisting the idea of the prism in service of ecological thinking proves, as prismatic ecology demonstrates, an adept means of expressing, and assembling a phenomenological view of the otherthanhuman world. Stacy alaimo on environmental humanities university of oregon. Stacy alaimo is an internationally recognized scholar of. The literature and film of environmental justice the waters of justice have been polluted.
Personal website stacy alaimo, professor, researcher, author in the environmental humanities, science studies, new materialism, material feminism. Jeffrey cohen george washington university and stacy alaimo university of texas at austin. To that end three different approaches to understanding the relationship between human agents, nonhuman agents, and the environment were used as a means for crafting new ways of storying that interaction. Once windows has finished indexing your pdfs and their contents, youll be able to search for text inside multiple pdf files at once use seekfast to search pdf files. Forum on religion and ecology gender annotated bibliography. Harnessing the energy of provocative theories generated by recent understandings of the human body, the natural world, and the material world, material feminis. Jun 11, 2012 as stacy alaimo has written, matter, the vast stuff of the world and of ourselves, has been subdivided into manageable bits or flattened into a blank slate for human inscription. Candidate statements for 2017 asle election president members may vote for the solo candidate, or the cocandidates, or abstain. Spring 2020 university senate and committee election results. Seekfast also lets you easily search for your terms in various file types including pdf. First, the inanimate, material world is never so inert or passively receptive to human. The claim common to these otherwise disparate writers is twofold. Asle news winter 2015 a quarterly publication of the association for the study of literature and environment note.
This process is indicative of the process used for the book as a whole. Thinking as the stuff of the world mornings in the unknown future. Malea powell making american indian rhetorics 3 pm lama tsultrim gyaltsen. Routledge, 2015, 89 stacy alaimo, oceanic origins, plastic activism, and new materialism at sea. Asle news winter 2015 a quarterly publication of the. Pdf thinking as the stuff of the world stacy alaimo. The deepwater horizon, ocean conservation, and the lmmateriality of aliens. Science, aesthetics, and the creatures of the abyss 2 pm dr. Climatecultures catastrophe, edited by christof mauch and sylvia mayer, 17792. Philip steinberg, nonlinearity in the ocean documentary, in documenting world politics, ed.
Stacy alaimo, to mention just one example, recently commented citing andrew light and holmes rolston iii on the circle that has expanded in such a way as to grant moral consideration to animals, to plants, to nonhuman species, even to ecosystems and the earth light and rolston 7. Pdf alaimo trans corporeality for the posthuman glossary. Association for the study of literature and environment thirteenth biennial conference. University of minnesota press, forthcoming2016 conclusion. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. Launch the software, enter in your search term into the. Thinking as the stuff of the world is a mode of thought that embeds theorists, activists, and artists within material.
If the full text andor photos for this newsletter do not display properly, click on the link at the top for web viewing for full information visit the conference website. Gender, sexuality, and the environment ma level course 2 credits fall term 2017 marianna szczygielska office hours. Tba course description what do major environmental crises, like. Environmental justice scholar giovanna di chiro underlines in the trailblazing volume queer ecologies that there is good reason for public alarm concerning. Sex, drugs, and biopolitics in the pharmacopornographic era 20 documents the. Hollow ecology and anthropocene scales of measurement. Literary and cultural exchange with shandong university in weihai, china 11 am olmeca latinx identity and power 12 pm lunch in the charcoal room 1 pm dr. Brandon alakas and day bulger, sarahgrace heller, elizabeth harper, krista hall gulbransen, melanie holcomb, alan s. Exposure then, is terribly uneven, across such simultaneously social and material categories as class, race, and the disparities between the global north and the global south. Stacy alaimo on february 11th 2015, 7 pm cet context. Pdf this paper attempts to analyze sadanand deshmukhss marathi novel. Stacy alaimo on environmental humanities in conversation with elizabeth bohls continues on page 2 eng english 201819 newsletter of the department of english stacy alaimo.734 527 1344 1112 1090 803 600 793 357 630 391 1552 996 1417 1479 492 651 1241 763 556 968 148 1094 1402 103 418 390 1315 220 245 122 1278 1429 649 350 1472