I published a short article today in The Atlantic on “educational” approaches to conservation that aim to teach “problematic” animals new ways of living – rather than fencing them out or killing them. This article in one of four short pieces I’ve published recently that takes some of the philosophical questions I’ve been exploring in my academic writing and presents them in a way that is aimed at a more general readership.Continue reading Educating ravens, and other stories/essays
This text, co-authored with Isabelle Stengers, is a preface for the forthcoming French translation of Deborah Bird Rose’s Wild Dog Dreaming: Love and Extinction. This is an incredible book and I am delighted to have played a small role in sharing it with a new group of readers. Debbie passed away in late 2018. You can read more about her and her work on her blog.Continue reading A howling lamentation
This blog post is the text of a short article written for the magazine of the German Federal Cultural Foundation, focused on Extinct in the Wild, an incredible project by the American artist Michael Wang.
We have just finalised the lineup for HumanNature, the inaugural Sydney Environmental Humanities Lecture Series.
The series includes nine esteemed international and domestic speakers. There is one lecture scheduled each month from February through to October.
Continue reading HumanNature: The Sydney Environmental Humanities Lecture Series
Last month we held a workshop at UNSW on the Participatory Environmental Humanities.
I’m delighted to announce that our new book is now out: Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death, and Generations. This collection was co-edited by Deborah Bird Rose, Matthew Chrulew and myself, and published by Columbia University Press.
We have now finalised the manuscript for our forthcoming edited collection, Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death and Generations (to be published by Columbia University Press, available in May 2017). More information on the collection is available on the Edited Collections page of my website.