Birds for your desktop
Students often ask me about the birds on my desktop background. They are from Audubon.org, which has digitized the plates from John James Audubon’s Birds of America. Here is a folder with about a hundred of them.
Climate change in contemporary culture
I maintain a very messy google doc with climate- and environment-related art, literature, film, and music.
Recent books in the environmental humanities
Here’s a list of recent books in the environmental humanities that are on my radar. You can view my Zotero library of articles (including special issues) here.
2018. Coen, Deborah. Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
2018. Fritsch, Matthias, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood, eds. Eco-Deconstruction: Derrida and Environmental Philosophy. New York: Fordham.
2018. Garforth, Lisa. Green Utopias: Environmental Hope before and after Nature. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.
2018. Grusin, Richard, ed. After Extinction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2018. Henry, Claude, and Laurence Tubiana. Earth at Risk: Natural Capital and the Quest for Sustainability. New York: Columbia University Press.
2018. Hensley, Nathan K., and Philip Steer, eds. Ecological Form: Systems and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire. New York: Fordham University Press.
2018. Khalip, Jacques. Last Things: Disastrous Form from Kant to Hujar. New York: Fordham University Press.
2018. Malm, Andreas. The Progress of This Storm. New York: Verso.
2018. Wainwright, Joel. Climate Leviathan: A Political Theory of Our Planetary Future / Mann, Geoff, ; Author. London: Verso.
2017. Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, and Lowell Duckert, eds. Veer Ecology. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2017. Connolly, William E. Facing the Planetary: Entangled Humanism and the Politics of Swarming. Durham: Duke University Press Books.
2017. Griffiths, Matthew. The New Poetics of Climate Change: Modernist Aesthetics for a Warming World. Environmental Cultures Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
2017. Grusin, Richard A., ed. Anthropocene Feminism. 21st Century Studies. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2017. Hamilton, Clive. Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene. [Cambridge, UK]: Polity.
2017. Heise, Ursula K., Jon Christensen, and Michelle Niemann, eds. The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities. London ; New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
2017. Holm, Nick, and Sy Taffel. Ecological Entanglements in the Anthropocene. Ecocritical Theory and Practice. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.
2017. Latour, Bruno. Facing Gaia : Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime /. Cambridge, UK: Polity.
2017. Menely, Tobias, and Jesse Oak Taylor, eds. Anthropocene Reading: Literary History in Geologic Times. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.
2017. Siperstein, Stephen, Shane Hall, and Stephanie LeMenager, eds. Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
2017. Szeman, Imre, and Dominic Boyer. Energy Humanities: An Anthology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
2017. Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt, Elaine Gan, and Nils Bubandt. Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2017. Van Horn, Gavin, and John Hausdoerffer, eds. Wildness: Relations of People and Place. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press.
2017. Weston, Kath. Animate Planet: Making Visceral Sense of Living in a High-Tech, Ecologically Damaged World. ANIMA. Durham: Duke University Press.
2016. Alaimo, Stacy. Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
2016. Albritton, Vicky, and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson. Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin’s Lake District. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
2016. Altvater, Elmar, Eileen C. Crist, Donna J. Haraway, Daniel Hartley, Christian Parenti, and Justin McBrien. Anthropocene or Capitalocene?: Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism. Edited by Jason W. Moore. Oakland, CA: PM Press.
2016. Angus, Ian. Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System. New York: Monthly Review Press.
2016. Bonneuil, Christophe, and Jean-Baptiste Fressoz. The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us. Brooklyn, NY: Verso.
2016. Cavert, William M. The Smoke of London: Energy and Environment in the Early Modern City. Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2016. Davies, Jeremy. The Birth of the Anthropocene. Oakland, California: University of California Press.
2016. Dawson, Ashley. Extinction: A Radical History. New York: O/R Books.
2016. Haraway, Donna J. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene. Durham: Duke University Press Books.
2016. Haraway, Donna Jeanne. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene. Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices. Durham: Duke University Press.
2016. Heise, Ursula K. Imagining Extinction: The Cultural Meanings of Endangered Species. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
2016. Kaplan, E. Ann. Climate Trauma: Foreseeing the Future in Dystopian Film and Fiction. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.
2016. Malm, Andreas. Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming. London: Verso.
2016. Mehnert, Antonia. Climate Change Fictions: Representations of Global Warming in American Literature. Literatures, Cultures and the Environment. [New York]: Palgrave Macmillan.
2016. Moore, Jason W. Anthropocene or Capitalocene?: Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism. Oakland, CA: PM Press.
2016. Morton, Timothy. Dark Ecology : For a Logic of Future Coexistence /. New York: Columbia University Press.
2016. PAK, CHRIS. Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction. Liverpool University Press.
2016. Raffnsøe, Sverre. Philosophy of the Anthropocene: The Human Turn. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK.
2016. Ramade, Bénédicte. The Edge of the Earth: Climate Change in Photography and Video. London: Black Dog Publishing.
2016. Sheldon, Rebekah. The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2016. Taylor, Jesse Oak. The Sky of Our Manufacture: The London Fog in British Fiction from Dickens to Woolf. University of Virginia Press.
2016. Wilson, Edward O. Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life. New York: Liveright.
2015. Asafu-Adjaye, John, Linus Blomqvist, Stewart Brand, Barry Brook, Ruth de Fries, Erle Ellis, Christopher Foreman, et al. An Ecomodernist Manifesto. http://www.ecomodernism.org/manifesto.
2015. Clark, Timothy. Ecocriticism on the Edge: The Anthropocene as a Threshold Concept. London: Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
2015. Davis, Heather, and Etienne Turpin. Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies. London: Open Humanities Press.
2015. Davis, Heather. Art in the Anthropocene Encounters among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies. London: Open Humanities Press.
2015. DeLoughrey, Elizabeth M., Jill Didur, and Anthony Carrigan. Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches. Vol. 31. Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature ; New York, NY: Routledge.
2015. Moore, Jason W. Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital. Verso Books.
2015. Parikka, Jussi. A Geology of Media. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2015. Peters, John Durham. The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media. Chicago: the University of Chicago Press.
2015. Purdy, Jedediah. After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press,  London.
2015. Rockström, Johan, Mattias Klum, and Peter Miller. Big World, Small Planet: Abundance within Planetary Boundaries. New Haven: Yale University Press.
2015. Thacker, Eugene. Cosmic Pessimism. Minneapolis, MN: Univocal.
2015. Trexler, Adam. Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change. Under the Sign of Nature: Explorations in Ecocriticism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.
2015. Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt. The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.
2015. Wark, McKenzie. Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene. London: Verso.
2014. Ackerman, Diane. The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us. First edition. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.
2014. Canavan, Gerry, and Kim Stanley Robinson, eds. Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press.
2014. Clover, Joshua, and Juliana Spahr. MISANTHROPOCENE THESES. Oakland, CA: Commune Editions.
2014. Garrard, Greg. The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism. Oxford Handbooks. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
2014. Houser, Heather. Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction : Environment and Affect /. Literature Now. Columbia University Press,.
2014. Jamieson, Dale. Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle against Climate Change Failed– and What It Means for Our Future. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
2014. LeMenager, Stephanie. Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century. Oxford University Press.
2014. MacDuffie, Allen. Victorian Literature, Energy, and the Ecological Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2014. McNeill, John Robert, and Peter Engelke. The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
2014. Oreskes, Naomi, and Erik M. Conway. The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future. New York: Columbia University Press.
2014. Parikka, Jussi. The Anthrobscene. Forerunners. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2014. Robinson, Kim Stanley, and Gerry Canavan. Green Planets : Ecology and Science Fiction. Middletown: Wesleyan.
2014. Zylinska, Joanna. Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene. Open Humanities Press.
2013. Descola, Philippe. Beyond Nature and Culture. Translated by Janet Lloyd. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
2013. Jørgensen, Dolly, Finn Arne Jørgensen, and Sara B. Pritchard. New Natures: Joining Environmental History with Science and Technology Studies. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press.
2013. Kohn, Eduardo. How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology beyond the Human. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2013. Marder, Michael. Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life. New York: Columbia University Press.
2013. Mitchell, Timothy. Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil. 1 edition. London: Verso.
2013. Morton, Timothy. Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
2013. Robin, Libby. The Future of Nature: Documents of Global Change. New Haven: Yale University Press.
2012. Armbruster, Karla, Ezra J. Zeitler, Tom Lynch, and Cheryll Glotfelty. The Bioregional Imagination : Literature, Ecology, and Place. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
2012. Cohen, Tom, ed. Telemorphosis: Theory in the Era of Climate Change. Ann Arbor, MI: Open Humanities Press.
2012. Hess, Scott. William Wordsworth and the Ecology of Authorship the Roots of Environmentalism in Nineteenth-Century Culture. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.
2011. Biro, Andrew, ed. Critical Ecologies: The Frankfurt School and Contemporary Environmental Crises. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
2011. DeLoughrey, Elizabeth M., and George B. Handley. Postcolonial Ecologies Literatures of the Environment. New York: Oxford University Press.
2011. Clark, Nigel. Inhuman Nature : Sociable Life on a Dynamic Planet. Theory, Culture & Society. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications Ltd.
2011. Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
2011. Thacker, Eugene. In the Dust of This Planet. Ropley: Zero.