Welcome to our series, ‘Why Animal Studies?’ The aim of the series is to have scholars across the ideological spectrum (i.e., human-animal studies, critical animal studies, anthrozoology) reflect on why they locate their scholarship in the field. 2,094 more words
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My first case study examined the writing center broadly using Foucault’s archaeological method. My second case study examined my specific writing center in light of Spinuzzi’s activity theory and Latour’s actor-network theory. 2,058 more words
During the 1990s political ecology became an active field of inquiry into environmental degradation and, sometimes, environmental restoration. Political ecology also had the potential to contribute to the process of social theorizing, which stemmed from the implications of what this paper calls “intersecting processes.” This term signifies that political ecological analyses attempt to make sense of dynamics produced by intersecting economic, social and ecological processes operating at different scales. 433 more words
Two of us went to Paris to attend the conference ‘Comment penser l’anthropocène’. You can now find our conference report and some videos on Somatosphere!
By Carolin Schurr, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Martin Müller, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Surrogacy – the term brings to mind stories from the yellow press. 1,076 more words