New Book : Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death, and Generations

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. There’s more information, including the table of contents for the book, on the edited collections page of my…

Extinction Studies (edited collection)

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. The collection has already received glowing endorsements from several fantastic…

Crows in the Innenhof

As my time in Munich is coming to an end I thought I’d share a few photos and an audio clip of the fantastic corvid activity in the courtyard behind the apartment we’ve been staying in. Almost every night a group of Carrion Crows roosts in the courtyard. The group can range from a handful…

On Ferals

This blog post is the text of a discussant paper that I was delighted to deliver at the 2015 meeting of the American Anthropological Association in a panel called Gaia Strikes Back: Feral Landscapes of the Anthropocene. The piece responds to four fantastic, provocative, papers (listed below). It was a pleasure to have the opportunity…