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01 Research Resources

Research. Library.

Annotated bibliography of books, articles, and journals related to environmental humanities research, theory, and practice.

02 References & Links

Research. Resources.

Adamson, Joni, William Gleason and David N. Pellow, Co-editors. Keywords for Environmental Studies. (Forthcoming 2015, New York University Press).

Adamson, Joni, and Kimberly N. Ruffin, eds. American Studies, Ecocriticism, and Citizenship: Thinking and Acting in the Local and Global Commons. New York: Routledge, 2013. Print.

Brown, Valerie A., John A. Harris, and Jacqueline Y. Russell, eds. Tackling Wicked Problems: Through the Transdisciplinary Imagination. London: Earthscan, 2010. Print.

Burdick, Anne, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, and Jeffrey Schnapp. Digital Humanities. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2012. Print.

Cox, Michael, Gwen Arnold, and Sergio Villamayor Tomas. “A Review of Design Principles for Community-based Natural Resource Management.” Ecology and Society 15.4.38 (2010): n. pag. The Resilience Alliance. 2010. Web. 30 July 2013. <http://www.>.

Dalby, Simon. “Biopolitics and Climate Security in the Anthropocene.” Geoforum 49 (2013): 184-92. Print.

David N. Pellow and Robert J. Brulle, eds. Power, Justice and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2005.

Jamieson, Dale, ed. “Deep Ecology.” A Companion to Environmental Philosophy. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2001. Print.

Kagan, Sacha, and Volker Kirchberg. Sustainability: A New Frontier for the Arts and Cultures. Frankfurt Am Main: Vas Verlag Fur Akademisch, 2008. Print.

Latour, Bruno. “An Attempt at a “Compositionist Manifesto.” New Literary History. (2010) 41: 471–490. Print.

Latour, Bruno. Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into Democracy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2004. Print.

Lejano, Raul P., and Ching Leong. “A Hermeneutic Approach to Explaining and Understanding Public Controversies.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 22.4 (2012): 793-814. Print.

Lejano, Raul P., Joana Tavares-Reager, and Fikret Berkes. “Climate and Narrative: Environmental Knowledge in Everyday Life.” Environmental Science & Policy 31 (2013): 61-70. Print.

Lejano, Raul P., Mrill Ingram, and Helen M. Ingram. The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2013. Print.

LeMenager, Stephanie, and Stephanie Foote. “The Sustainable Humanities.” PMLA 127.3 (2012): 572-78. Print.

Leopold, Aldo. “The Land Ethic.” A Sand County Almanac. London, Etc.: Oxford UP, 1968. Print.

Liu, Jianguo, Thomas Dietz, Stephen R. Carpenter, Carl Folke, Marina Alberti, Charles L. Redman, Stephen H. Schneider, Elinor Ostrom, Alice N. Pell, Jane Lubchenco, William W. Taylor, Zhiyun Ouyang, Peter Deadman, Timothy Kratz, and William Provencher. “Coupled Human and Natural Systems.” AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment 36.8 (2007): 639-49. Print.

Miller, Toby. Blow up the Humanities. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2012. Print.

Nelson, Donald R., W. Neil Adger, and Katrina Brown. “Adaptation to Environmental Change: Contributions of a Resilience Framework.” Annual Review of Environment and Resources 32.1 (2007): 395-419. Print.

Niemeier, Deb, Tom Beamish, Alicia Kendall, Ryken Grattet, Jonathan London, Carolyn de la Pena, and Julie Sze. “Characterizing the Impacts of Uncertainty in the Policy Process: Climate Science, Policy Construction, and Local Governance Decisions.” Transition towards Sustainable Mobility: The Role of Instruments, Individuals and Institutions. Eds. Harry Gerrlings, Yoram Shiftan, and Dominic Stead. Farnham: Ashgate, 2011. 119-36. Print.

Rittel, Horst W. J., and Melvin Webber. “Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning.” Policy Sciences 4 (1973): 155-69. Print.

Sandler, Ronald L. Character and Environment: A Virtue-oriented Approach to Environmental Ethics. New York: Columbia UP, 2007. Print.

Stengers, Isabelle. “The Cosmopolitical Proposal.” Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy. Eds. Bruno Lator and Peter Weibel. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005. 995-1003. Print.

Trosper, Ronald L. “Resilience in Pre-contact Pacific Northwest Social Ecological Systems.” Ecology and Society 6.7.3 (2003): n. pag. The Resilience Alliance. 2003. Web. 30 July 2013. <>.

Yamamoto, Aya. “Go Ask the Plants: Guidance from the Earth in This Time of Uncertainty.” Center for Humans & Nature: Expanding Our Natural & Civic Imagination. Center for Humans & Nature, 2013. Web. 19 Oct. 2013. <—aya-yamamoto-response- 92.php>.

Ziser, Michael, and Julie Sze. “Climate Change, Environmental Aesthetics, and Global Environmental Justice Cultural Studies.” Discourse 29.2 (2007): 384-410. Print.

Workshop I: An Archive of Hope and Cautionary Tales

Adamson, Joni, Mei Mei Evans, and Rachel Stein, eds. The Environmental Justice Reader: Politics, Poetics & Pedagogy. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona, 2002. Print.

Adamson, Joni, and Kimberly N. Ruffin, eds. American Studies, Ecocriticism, and Citizenship: Thinking and Acting in the Local and Global Commons. New York: Routledge, 2013. Print.

Adger, W.N. “Social and Ecological Resilience: Are They Related?” Progress in Human Geography 24.3 (2000): 347-64. Print.

Blossoms of Fire. Dir. Maureen Gosling and Ellen Osborne. New Yorker Films, 2000. Film.

Cronon, William. “A Place for Stories: Nature, History, and Narrative.” Journal of American History 78.4 (1992): 1347-1376.

Di Chiro, Giovanna. “Nature as Community: The Convergence of Environment and Social Justice.” Cronon, William, ed. Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature. New York: W.W. Norton &, 1996. Print.

Di Chiro, Giovanna. “Living Is for Everyone: Border Crossings for Community, Environment, and Health.” Osiris 2nd ser. 19 (2004): 112-29. Print.

Di Chiro, Giovanna. “Climate Justice Now: Imagining Grassroots Ecocosmopolitanism.”

Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. “Food.” Deep History: The Architecture of past and Present. Eds. Shryock, Andrew, Daniel Lord. Smail, and Timothy K. Earle. Berkeley: University of California, 2011. Print.

Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. The World: A History. Upper Saddle River [N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2010. Print.

Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. Food: A History. London: Macmillan, 2001. Print.

Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. Civilizations: Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature. New York: Free, 2001. Print.

Flow: For the Love of Water. Dir. Irena Salina. Oscilloscope Laboratories, 2008. Film.

Quammen, David. “The Face of the Spider.” The Flight of the Iguana. New York: Delacorte, 1988. Print.

Lemenager, Stephanie. “The Los Angeles Urban Rangers, Trailblazing the Commons.” American Studies, Ecocriticism, and Citizenship: Thinking and Acting in the Local and Global Commons. Eds. Adamson, Joni, and Kimberly N. Ruffin. New York: Routledge, 2013. Print.

Quammen, David. “The Planet of Weeds.” Harper’s Magazine. 8 June 2003. Sze, Julie. Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2007. Print.

Sze, Julie. “Constructing Ideologies and Valuing Nature in Two Eco-Cities.” Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities. Eds. Pickett, Steward T., Mary L. Cadenasso, and Brian McGrath. Dordrecht: Springer, 2013. Print.

Sze, Julie, and Swati Prakash. “Human Genetics, Environment, and Communities of Color: Ethical and Social Implications.” Environ Health Perspect 112.6 (2004): 740-45. Print.

The Shape of Water. Dir. Kum Jum Bhavani. Stick People Productions, 2006. Film.

Workshop II: Life Overlooked

Adamson, Joni. “Source of Life: Avatar, Amazonia, and an Ecology of Selves,” Material Ecocriticism. Serenella Iovino and Serpil Opperman, eds. Bloomington, IN: U of Indiana P, 2014. 253- 268.

Adamson, Joni. “Environmental Justice, Cosmopolitics and Climate Change.” The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Environment. Ed. Louise Westling. New York: Cambridge UP. 2013. 169-183.

Adamson, Joni. “Whale as Cosmos: Multi-species Ethnography and Contemporary Indigenous Cosmopolitics.” Special Issue: “Ecocriticism in English Studies.” Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 64 (April 2012): 13-46.

Agamben, Giorgio. The Open: Man and Animal. Keven Attell, Trans. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2004. Print.

Berger, John. Why Look at Animals? London: Penguin, 2009. Print.

Brennan, Andrew, and Yeuk-Sze Lo. “Environmental Ethics.” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ed. Edward N. Zalta. 2011. Web. <>.

Burghardt, Gordon M. The Genesis of Animal Play: Testing the Limits. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2005. Print.

Davis, Dona, Anita Maurstad, and Sarah Cowles. “‘Riding up Forested Mountain Sides, in Wide Open Spaces, and with Walls': Developing an Ecology of Horse-human relationships.” Humanimalia 4.2 (2013): n. pag. Web. <>.

Dedina, Serge. Saving the Gray Whale: People, Politics, and Conservation in Baja California. Tucson: University of Arizona, 2000. Print.

Diamond, Cora. “The Difficulty of Reality and the Difficulty of Philosophy.” Philosophy and Animal Life. Wolfe, Cary with Stanley Cavell, Cora Diamond, John McDowell, and Ian Hacking. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. 43-89. Print.

Duprat, Hubert. “Artist Project / Trichopterae.” Cabinet Magazine. Cabinet Magazine, 2007. Web. <>.

Edward, Evans P. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals. London: 1923. Reprint.

Elliot, Robert. Faking Nature: The Ethics of Environmental Restoration. London: Routledge, 1997. Print.

Fudge, Erica. “A Left-Handed Blow: Writing the History of Animals.” Representing Animals. Ed. Nigel Rothfels. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2002. 3-18. Print.

Goodfellow, Peter. Avian Architecture: How Birds Design, Engineer, and Build. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2011. Print.

Haraway, Donna. The Companion Species Manifesto: Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness. Chicago: Prickly Paradigm, 2003. Print.

Helmreich, Stefan. Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas. Berkeley: University of California, 2009. Print.

Jaclin, David. “In the (bleary) Eye of the Tiger: An Anthropological Journey into Jungle Backyards.” Social Science Information 52.2 (2013): 257-71. Print.

Jevbratt, Lisa. “Interspecies Collaboration.” Interspecies Collaboration. 2006. Web. <>.

Kirksey, Eben S., and Stefan Helmreich, eds. “The Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography.” Cultural Anthropology 25.4 (2010): 545-76. Print.

Knight, John. “Enchanting Dolphins: An Analysis of Human-Dolphin Encounters.” Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-animal Intimacy. Oxford: Berg, 2005. Print.

Knight, John. Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-wildlife Relations. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2003. Print.

Krause, Bernard L. The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places. New York: Little Brown, 2012. Print.

Laycock, Steven W. “The Animal as Animal: A Plea for Open Conceptuality.” Animal Others: On Ethics, Ontology, and Animal Life, ed. H. Peter Steeves. New York: State University of New York Press, 1999, 271–84. Print.

Lin, Maya. “What is Missing?” What is Missing? Bloomberg. Web. <>.

Lingis, Alphonso. “Bestiality.” H. Peter Steeves. (ed). Animal Others: On Ethics, Ontology, and Animal Life. State University of New York Press. 37-54. Print.

Lippit, Akira Mizuta. Electric Animal: Toward a Rhetoric of Wildlife. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2000. Print.

McCartney-Smith, Enger. “Can Nonhuman Animals Find Tort Protection in a Human-Centered Common Law.” Animal Law. 1998. 173-210. Print.

McGregor, Deborah. “Honouring Our Relations: An Anishnaabe Perspective on Environmental Justice.” Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada. Eds. Julian Agyeman, Peter Cole, Randolph Haluza-DeLay, and Pat O’Riley. Vancouver: UBC, 2009. 27-41. Print.

Milstein, Tema. “When Whales Speak for Themselves: Communication as Mediating Force in Wildlife Tourism.” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture 2.2 (2008): 173-92. Print.

Nadkarni, Nalini. Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees. Berkeley: University of California, 2008. Print.

Nollman, Jim. The Man Who Talks to Whales: The Art of Interspecies Communication. Boulder, CO: Sentient Publications, 2002. Print.

Pollan, Micheal. “Power Steer” New York Times Sunday Magazine. March 31, 2002. Print.

Rolston, Holmes. Environmental Ethics: Duties to and Values in the Natural World. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1988. Print.

Rose, Deborah Bird. Wild Dog Dreaming: Love and Extinction. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia, 2011. Print.

Sandhana, Lakshmi. “Augmenting the Animal Kingdom.” Wired Magazine. 3 May 2005. Web. <>.

Tsing, Anna. “Unruly Edges: Mushrooms as Companion Species.” Environmental Humanities 1 (2012): 141-54. Print.

Uexküll, Jakob Von, and Jakob Von Uexküll. A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans: With A Theory of Meaning. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2010. Print.

William, Cronon. “Annihilating Space: Meat.” Nature’s Metropolis. New York: Norton, 1992. 207-264. Print.

Woebken, Christoph, Natalie Jaremijenko, and Bat Billboard. “MoMA | Talk to Me | Bat Billboard.” MoMA | Talk to Me | Bat Billboard. 2008. Web. <>.

Wolfe, Cary. Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2003. Print.

Workshop III: Dinner 2040

Adamson, Joni. “Seeking the Corn Mother: Transnational Indigenous Community Building and Organizing, Food Sovereignty and Native Literary Studies.” We the Peoples: Indigenous Rights in the Age of the Declaration. Ed. Elvira Pulitano. New York: Cambridge UP, 2012: 228-49.

Adamson, Joni. “Medicine Food: Critical Environmental Justice Studies, Native North American Literature and the Movement for Food Sovereignty.” Special Issue: Indigenous Studies, Guest Ed. Kyle Powys Whyte. Environmental Justice 4.4 (December 2011): 213-19.

Agarwal, Anil, and Sunita Narain. Towards Green Villages: A Strategy for Environmentally Sound and Participatory Rural Development. New Delhi: Centre for Science & Environment, 1989. Print.

Alkon, Alison Hope, and Kari Marie Norgaard. “Breaking the Food Chains: An Investigation of Food Justice Activism.” Sociological Inquiry 79.3 (2009): 289–305. Print.

Bidwell, David, Thomas Dietz, and Donald Scavia. “Fostering Knowledge Networks for Climate Adaptation.” Nature Climate Change 3 (2013): 610-11. Print.

Carruth, Allison. Global Appetites: American Power and the Literature of Food. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, 2013. Print.

DuPuis, E. Melanie. “Angels and Vegetables: A Brief History of Food Advice in America.” Gastronomica 7.2 (2007): 34-44. Print.

Hiller Avram, and Leerom Medovoi. “Integrating the Human Dimension into Sustainability: White Paper of the Humanities Sustainability Research Team.”

Guthman, Julie. “Fast Food/Organic Food: Reflexive Tastes and the Making of ‘Yuppie Chow.’” Social and Cultural Geography 4.1 (2003): 45-58. Print.

Guthman, Julie. “Introduction.” Weighing In: Obesity and the Limits of Capitalism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.

Kitch, Sally. “Feminist Interdisciplinary Approaches to Knowledge Building.” The Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis. Ed. Sharlene Hesse- Biber. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2007. 123-39. Print.

Lansing, John Stephen. Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1991. Print.

Mies, Maria, and Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen. The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalised Economy. London: Zed, 1999. Print.

Philippon, Daniel J. “Sustainability and the Humanities: An Extensive Pleasure.” American Literary History 24.1 (2012): 163-79.

Shiva, Vandana. Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Survival in India. New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1988. Print.

Visvanathan, Shiv. A Carnival for Science: Essays on Science, Technology, and Development. Delhi: Oxford UP, 1997. Print.