Tag: Multi-Species Anthropology

Repairing Environmental Politics: Multispecies Healing in Ecuador’s Oil Frontier

colinhoag , May 5th, 2022


Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2021 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…


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An Ecology of Knowledges: An Interview with Micha Rahder

colinhoag , March 1st, 2022


An Ecology of Knowledges: Fear, Love, and Technoscience in Guatemalan Forest Conservation By Micha Rahder, Independent Scholar 336pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press § Colin Hoag spoke…


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Feral Atlas, a Review

colinhoag , November 9th, 2021


Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene. 2021. Tsing, Anna L., Jennifer Deger, Alder Keleman Saxena, and Feifei Zhou, eds. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. http://doi.org/10.21627/2020f…


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Becoming without: Rearing and Releasing Transgenic Mosquitoes in Brazil

colinhoag , February 23rd, 2021


Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2020 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…


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Unsettling Soy: New Crops, Kin, and Conviviality on Mozambique’s Agribusiness Frontier

colinhoag , February 16th, 2021


Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2020 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…


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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…


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Capturing Spiders: Golden Orb Weavers in Gainesville, Florida

colinhoag , September 15th, 2020


By Lisa Jean Moore, SUNY Purchase § Spiders construct webs from the manipulation of spider silk proteins. Golden Orb Weaver Spiders (Kuntner et al. 2017), Trichonephila clavipes, are…


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“Ain’t no future in your future”: Temporalities of Recovery and Resilience in Flint, Michigan

Chitra , October 9th, 2019


By Talia Gordon, University of Chicago § A future full of possibilities starts by drinking pure quality water – Nestlé “Pure Life®” Bottled Water In October 2018, Mayor…


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Things That Are Not Alive, but Which May Be Alive in a Certain Way: An Interdisciplinary Essay on a Relational Theory of Life

colinhoag , September 10th, 2019


By Meredith Root-Bernstein, AgroParisTech, INRA § This blog post is adapted from a paper given at “Anthropology Off Earth,” Collège de France and l’Observatoire de Paris, 4-5 June…


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Grounds for Climate Change Mitigation in South Korea’s Tidal Mudflats

Chitra , September 4th, 2019


By Gebby Keny, Rice University § Blue Carbon Muddy boots on the shore of Wah Ohn beach. Photo by author. “The trick is to step with your right…


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Decolonizing Extinction: An Interview with Juno Salazar Parreñas

colinhoag , August 19th, 2019


Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation By Juno Salazar Parreñas, The Ohio State University 288pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. § Colin Hoag spoke with…


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The Time Travelers: Ambiguous Returns

colinhoag , February 7th, 2019


By Elaine Gan, New York University §  H. G. Wells’ 1895 novel introduced us to a modernist conception of a time machine, a humanmade device that renders time…


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Call for Proposals: Animalia

Alexandra Frankel , January 7th, 2019


AN invites you to go wild (or domestic) and submit proposals for our May/June “Animalia” issue. Whether your story is about bonobos or whales or bees, we want…


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Who Is Afraid of CRISPR Art?

therezamiller , July 19th, 2016


By Eben Kirksey, University of New South Wales § Originally published in Somatosphere A crowd-sourced Indiegogo funding campaign that raised over $45,000 for do-it-yourself gene editing kits in Decemb…


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Plantworlds in West Papua

therezamiller , June 21st, 2016


By Sophie Chao, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia § First published in Anthropology & Environment Society’s section of Anthropology News Rejecting human exceptionalism and exploring th…


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Some Organs of My Primate Body

colinhoag , April 26th, 2016


By Daniel Allen Solomon, De Anza College and Cabrillo College § The “monkey temple” on Jakhoo Hill in Shimla hosts a rowdy but well integrated bunch of rhesus…


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Revisiting the Human in These Multispecies Landscapes

Chitra , March 11th, 2016


By Jared Margulies, University of Maryland Baltimore County, photographs by Indra Kumar, reproduced with permission § Indra shows me some photographs he’s taken recently of a variety of animals. I’m…


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What the Seed Knows of the Soil

therezamiller , January 27th, 2016


By Kay E. Lewis-Jones, University of Kent § Attending to the Seed On a December afternoon in the upper west side of Manhattan, a group of people sat in…


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