Tag: General Submissions

Reading the Assamese Folktale of Tejimola through an Inter-Species Lens: Understanding Life as a Verb instead of a Noun

Chitra , October 1st, 2020

By Paloma Bhattacharjee, National Museum Institute, New Delhi § The Capacity of Stories Burhi Aair Xadhu (loosely translated as Grandmother’s Tales) is a corpus of Assamese folktales coll…


“Radical Bricoleurs”: On Doing Science, Community Life, Activism and Bureaucracy in Mozambique

colinhoag , October 18th, 2018

By Anselmo Matusse, University of Cape Town § One day I was walking with Mr. Angelo, 69 years old, a former Renamo soldier, demobilized in 1994, who is now…


The Sacrifice Zones of American “Energy Independence”: Pipeline and Refinery Expansion in the Chicago Region

therezamiller , August 16th, 2018

By Graham Pickren, Roosevelt University § The United States is seemingly on its way to “energy independence.” Since the oil price increases and gas lines of the 1970s shocked…


Hurricane Bomb

colinhoag , February 6th, 2018

By Rosa E. Ficek, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey § Nobody went outside. The outside world did not exist. There was no internet or television. The power had gone…


Poetry in the Anthropocene

therezamiller , March 3rd, 2016

By Autumn Sharp, University of Kent § I’ll only ask questions I don’t want to know the answers to “Jupiter’s gravity slings long-period comets out of harm’s way, while…