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10 Ways that Human Waste Isn’t Waste at All

nckawa , July 13th, 2022


You can find this short essay (or academic listicle?!?) in the latest issue of Anthropology News, which explores research on waste. Kawa (2022) Anthropology News – 10 waysDownload


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , June 1st, 2022


Discard Studies is an interdisciplinary field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , April 25th, 2022


  Discard Studies is an interdisciplinary field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , March 28th, 2022


Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , February 28th, 2022


Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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Viral Waste, or Covid Down the Toilet: Post-Colonic Pandemic Biopolitics by Warwick Anderson

Warwick Anderson , January 31st, 2022


Within days of discovering SARS-CoV-2, laboratory scientists and epidemiologists were speculating on whether the virus might take fecal passage, and thereby spread through contamination with bodily w…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , January 31st, 2022


Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , November 29th, 2021


Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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Sorting It Out: Sustainability in Higher Education

guestauth0r , November 15th, 2021


by Kathy Zhang In May of 2021, I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a combined degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Art. I…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , October 25th, 2021


The Dirt is a monthly compilation of recent publications, positions, opportunities, and calls for proposals in the field. Here is The Dirt for October 2021.


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Discard Studies Staffing Changes

guestauth0r , October 18th, 2021


We have news about the Discard Studies editorial team: after a decade of inspired and dedicated leadership, Max Liboiron is stepping down. While we are sorry for their…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , September 27th, 2021


Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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The Dirt

guestauth0r , August 30th, 2021


Discard Studies is a young field of research that takes systems of waste and wasting as its topic of study, including but beyond conventional notions of trash and…


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Red Sludge on the Blue Danube

Ian M. Cook , August 11th, 2021


In Almásfüzitő, a small factory settlement on the banks of the Danube, hazardous waste is being used to create a topsoil to cover solidified red sludge – residue…


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Call for a new Discard Studies Managing Editor

guestauth0r , June 10th, 2021


Starting in the early fall of 2021, we are looking for a new Managing Editor to oversee and carry out regular operations of Discard Studies and to create…


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The Toil of Waste: Wasting and Redemption in the Global E-Waste Economy

colinhoag , February 2nd, 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…


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Top 10 Discard Studies articles of 2020

guestauth0r , December 30th, 2020


It’s time for reminiscing! And what better topic to think back on than a year’s worth of trashy insights? Here are the top ten posts from Discard Studies…


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Discard Studies Twitter Conference Schedule

guestauth0r , November 9th, 2020


The Discard Studies Twitter Conference is going live on November 16th and 17th! Here is the schedule. #Discard2020


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Richard Irvine on his book, Deep Time

| , October 5th, 2020


Interview by Jon Bialecki https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/an-anthropology-of-deep-time/D5B5D1825BF9D440246A17118E17080E Jon Bialecki: There is a lot to this book. It contains reflections on the …


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Wem gehört der Müll?

Andreas Gehrlach , September 2nd, 2020


Heute das Containern, früher das Holzsammeln: Straftaten aufgrund des westlichen Konzepts von Eigentum. Andreas Gehrlach blickt auf historische und aktuelle Parallelen in der Auseinandersetzung rund u…


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CFP: Discard Studies Twitter Conference!

Max Liboiron , August 31st, 2020


Discard Studies is throwing a Twitter conference! Twitter conferences are accessible, create a permanent record of scholarship, support conversations with diverse audiences, and best of all, the prese…


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Outsides and insides: Covid-19 seen from the first floor of a house in Mirpur, Dhaka by Hasan Ashraf

Hasan Ashraf , August 13th, 2020


In this contribution to Somatosphere’s Dispatches from the Pandemic we attend to practices of boundary making, of separating outsides from insides. The new coronavirus appeared on the global…


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Anomalous Waste: Reckoning with Radioactivity in a Metal Scrap Market

colinhoag , July 23rd, 2020


Editorial Note: This post is part of our series highlighting the work of the Anthropology and Environment Society’s 2019 Roy A. Rappaport Prize Finalists. We asked them to outline the…


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On the social nature of toilet paper

Matt Barlow , June 4th, 2020


You would be forgiven for thinking that the first thing bought in a global crisis would be tinned, dried, and frozen foods; clean water; and medicines—things that enable…


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