Environmental Cultures: Day 5

By | April 29, 2016

We hope you’ve enjoyed hearing about our Environmental Cultures series this week and have had a chance to browse the texts of the first two books on our open access platform. Look out for these books coming later this year:

The next book arrives in August, when we publish Cities and Wetlands: The Return of the Repressed in Nature and Culture by Rod Giblett, exploring the cultural histories of swampland cities, from New Orleans to London, Paris and Venice.

In October, we’ll be publishing Nerd Ecology: Defending the Earth with Unpopular Culture, in which Anthony Lioi explores geek culture’s engagement with environmental issues, from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the X-Men to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.

Also in October, comes Astrida Neimanis’s book Bodies of Water, an innovative theoretical work that seeks to build a posthuman feminist phenomenology from our liquid bodies.

And to finish the week, here’s series editor Richard Kerridge on the future of the series, and the sorts of proposals we’re looking for, plus an unexpected guest who offers proof that nature will not be denied…

 

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