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“This Is The Way I Was”: Urban Ethics, Temporal Logics, And The Politics Of Cure, David R. Anderson Sep 2018

“This Is The Way I Was”: Urban Ethics, Temporal Logics, And The Politics Of Cure, David R. Anderson

The Goose

This article employs Eli Clare's concept of the "politics of cure" in order to discuss issues of disability, temporality, and ethical relations to rehabilitation, restoration, and cure in the Sex and the (Motor) City: Ecologies of Middlesex special cluster.


Review Of Thinking Continental: Writing The Planet One Place At A Time, John Charles Ryan Dr Mar 2018

Review Of Thinking Continental: Writing The Planet One Place At A Time, John Charles Ryan Dr

Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

Review of Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2017) edited by Tom Lynch, Susan Naramore Maher, Drucilla Wall and O. Alan Weltzien


Listening To Earth Stories: An Interview With Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Sufina K, Bhuvaneswari R Feb 2018

Listening To Earth Stories: An Interview With Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Sufina K, Bhuvaneswari R

The Goose

In this interview with Dr. Swarnalatha Rangarajan, a well known Indian ecocritic and a pioneer of Indian ecocriticism, discusses ecocriticism, her novel The Final Instructions, and a wide range of Indian environmental writing.


Three Poems, Renée Jackson-Harper Feb 2018

Three Poems, Renée Jackson-Harper

The Goose

Poetry by Renée Jackson-Harper


Environmental Humanities: Voices From The Anthropocene By Serpil Oppermann And Serenella Iovino, Pamela Banting Feb 2018

Environmental Humanities: Voices From The Anthropocene By Serpil Oppermann And Serenella Iovino, Pamela Banting

The Goose

Review of Environmental Humanities: Voices from the Anthropocene by Serpil Oppermann and Serenella Iovino, eds.


Representing Wilderness In The Shaping Of America's National Parks: Aesthetics, Boundaries, And Cultures In The Works Of James Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, And Their Artistic Contemporaries, Alana Jajko Jan 2018

Representing Wilderness In The Shaping Of America's National Parks: Aesthetics, Boundaries, And Cultures In The Works Of James Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, And Their Artistic Contemporaries, Alana Jajko

Master’s Theses

This project studies the works of James Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, and their artistic contemporaries in relation to the shaping of America’s national parks and what it means for the parks and their attending wilderness to be symbolic of the nation. It seeks to reveal the national parks as artistic representations of a constructed wilderness, while also emphasizing the physical experience of the natural world as a means of supplementing our subjective views. Through the lenses of aesthetics, boundaries, and cultures, I narrow my study to focus on three distinct perspectives by which we can understand the national parks ...


The Environmental Humanities In A Post-Truth World, Amanda M. Di Battista, Paul Huebener Feb 2017

The Environmental Humanities In A Post-Truth World, Amanda M. Di Battista, Paul Huebener

The Goose

Editorial introduction to The Goose Volume 15, Issue 2 (2017).


Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversations: Offerings From The Biennial Alecc Conference Queen’S University, Kingston 2016, Jenny Kerber, Astrida Neimanis, Pamela Banting, Tania Aguila-Way, Ron Benner, Mick Smith, Adeline Johns-Putra, Peter C. Van Wyck Feb 2017

Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversations: Offerings From The Biennial Alecc Conference Queen’S University, Kingston 2016, Jenny Kerber, Astrida Neimanis, Pamela Banting, Tania Aguila-Way, Ron Benner, Mick Smith, Adeline Johns-Putra, Peter C. Van Wyck

The Goose

At ALECC’s biennial gathering at Queen’s University in June 2016, participants came together to explore the possibilities of “making common causes” from a host of angles, yet all were anchored in an acknowledgement of the diverse more-than-human relationships that make up our common worlds. The following collection of short essays, authored by some of the gathering’s keynote speakers, explores specific aspects of making common causes. In this special section of The Goose, we deliberately invoke the plural of conversation. We understand the effort to make common causes as a process, rather than a “one and done” act ...


Sitting In The Bush, Or Deliberate Idleness, Sylvia Bowerbank Feb 2017

Sitting In The Bush, Or Deliberate Idleness, Sylvia Bowerbank

The Goose

In this essay, Sylvia Bowerbank describes wandering with her two dogs on her land on the edge of Beverly Swamp in Southern Ontario in an effort to cultivate Green habits and attitudes in her daily life.


On Sylvia Bowerbank, Green Literary Scholar, Cheryl Lousley, Bob Henderson, Mary O'Connor, Susie O'Brien, Catriona Sandilands, Kevin Hutchings, Anne Milne, Richard Pickard Feb 2017

On Sylvia Bowerbank, Green Literary Scholar, Cheryl Lousley, Bob Henderson, Mary O'Connor, Susie O'Brien, Catriona Sandilands, Kevin Hutchings, Anne Milne, Richard Pickard

The Goose

To accompany the posthumous publication of Sylvia Bowerbank’s personal essay “Sitting in the Bush, Or Deliberate Idleness,” eight scholars introduce her ecocritical thought and practice to a new generation of ecocritics by reflecting on the ways Sylvia herself or her writing or teaching influenced them. Their tributes to this trailblazing ecocritic emphasize her passionate commitment to radical green change within the world, within the university, and within the self.


What Would Animals Say If We Asked The Right Questions? By Vinciane Despret, Nathan Tebokkel Feb 2017

What Would Animals Say If We Asked The Right Questions? By Vinciane Despret, Nathan Tebokkel

The Goose

Review of Vinciane Despret's What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?


Editor's Notebook, Amanda M. Di Battista, Paul Huebener Aug 2016

Editor's Notebook, Amanda M. Di Battista, Paul Huebener

The Goose

Editorial introduction to The Goose Volume 15, Issue 1 (2016).


The Anthropocene Lyric: An Affective Geography Of Poetry, Person, Place By Tom Bristow, Mark Dickinson Aug 2016

The Anthropocene Lyric: An Affective Geography Of Poetry, Person, Place By Tom Bristow, Mark Dickinson

The Goose

Review of Tom Bristow's The Anthropocene Lyric: An Affective Geography of Poetry, Person, Place.


Global Ecologies And The Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches Edited By Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, And Anthony Carrigan, Joshua Bartlett Aug 2016

Global Ecologies And The Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches Edited By Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, And Anthony Carrigan, Joshua Bartlett

The Goose

Review of Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, and Anthony Carrigan's Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches.


Animals In Irish Literature And Culture Edited By Kathryn Kirkpatrick And Borbála Faragó, Geneviève Pigeon Aug 2016

Animals In Irish Literature And Culture Edited By Kathryn Kirkpatrick And Borbála Faragó, Geneviève Pigeon

The Goose

Review of Kathryn Kirkpatrick and Borbála Faragó's Animals in Irish Literature and Culture.


Ecocriticism On The Edge: The Anthropocene As A Threshold Concept By Timothy Clark, Paul T. Corrigan Aug 2016

Ecocriticism On The Edge: The Anthropocene As A Threshold Concept By Timothy Clark, Paul T. Corrigan

The Goose

Review of Timothy Clark's Ecocriticism on the Edge: The Anthropocene as a Threshold Concept.


“And It’S Just When I Think I’Ve Won The Staring Contest”: Viewing The World Through Science And Poetry With Madhur Anand, Alec Follett Aug 2016

“And It’S Just When I Think I’Ve Won The Staring Contest”: Viewing The World Through Science And Poetry With Madhur Anand, Alec Follett

The Goose

In this interview, poet and ecologist Madhur Anand discusses her collection of poetry, A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes, with Alec Follett. She considers the poetic potential of scientific language as well as other topics related to her poetry and her research including field guides, biodiversity, and socio-ecological relationships.


Agonie | The Agony, Jerry Auld, Gilles Mossiere Mar 2016

Agonie | The Agony, Jerry Auld, Gilles Mossiere

The Goose

Un accident d’alpinisme s’est produit en 1920 près du mont Assiniboine dans les Rocheuses canadiennes. Le professeur Winthrop E. Stone fit une chute mortelle après s’être décordé sous le sommet du mont Eon ; sa femme Margaret, n’ayant pu compléter la descente, dut attendre les secours pendant sept jours, sans eau, nourriture ni vêtements chauds. Cette tragédie la marqua à vie, et elle n’en reparla jamais. Jon Whyte, écrivain de Banff, s’est inspiré de ces événements dans The Agony of Mrs. Stone, poème publié en 1977, qui sert de toile de fond à cette nouvelle ...


Branches Over Ripples: A Waterside Journal, Brian Bartlett Mar 2016

Branches Over Ripples: A Waterside Journal, Brian Bartlett

The Goose

Branches Over Ripples: A Waterside Journal is a fifty-entry plein-air writing project drafted between April 2013 and October 2014 by various bodies of water—rivers, brooks, lakes, bays, marshes, waterfalls, a vernal pond, a Japanese koi pond. Most of the writing was done in Nova Scotia locations, but some entries were drafted in New Brunswick, Montreal, Missouri, Manhattan, and London, England. I often walked from an hour to four or five hours, then sat down on bare earth, grass, sand, stone, or wood, and wrote, keeping attuned to my surroundings but also letting my mind and memory wander.


Vex, A Rawlings Mar 2016

Vex, A Rawlings

The Goose

"Vex" is a visual poem from the serial work Dump. The series focuses on language discarded at rural Canadian landfill sites. "Vex" was sourced at Kennisis Lake Landfill Site, July 2014.


Northern Planing Mills, Adam Dickinson Mar 2016

Northern Planing Mills, Adam Dickinson

The Goose

a poem.


Editor’S Notebook: Ten Years Of The Goose, Lisa Szabo-Jones, Paul Huebener Mar 2016

Editor’S Notebook: Ten Years Of The Goose, Lisa Szabo-Jones, Paul Huebener

The Goose

Editorial introduction to The Goose Volume 14, Issue 2 (2015): Tenth Anniversary Issue.


Magnetic North, Pyramiden, Svalbard, Jenna Butler Mar 2016

Magnetic North, Pyramiden, Svalbard, Jenna Butler

The Goose

excerpts from Magnetic North Pyramiden, Svalbard


Glove, David Zieroth Mar 2016

Glove, David Zieroth

The Goose

a poem


Petrography, The Tar Sands Paradise, And The Medium Of Modernity, Warren Cariou, Jon Gordon Mar 2016

Petrography, The Tar Sands Paradise, And The Medium Of Modernity, Warren Cariou, Jon Gordon

The Goose

This article engages with the artistic practice of petrography, the art of creating photographic images through the action of sunlight upon bitumen, the heavy-oil material that is the source of the petroleum in the Athabasca tar sands. It presents several examples of petrographs that document the process of industrial bitumen mining itself. Further, it theorizes the ways in which both the process of producing petrographs and the act of engaging with them as a viewer require a degree of collaboration normally absent from our consumption of petroleum as the medium of modernity. A key argument of the paper is the ...


Fire Sale, Emily Mcgiffin Mar 2016

Fire Sale, Emily Mcgiffin

The Goose

a poem.


Sustaining The West: Cultural Responses To Canadian Environments Edited By Liza Piper & Lisa Szabo-Jones, Shelley L. Mceuen Feb 2016

Sustaining The West: Cultural Responses To Canadian Environments Edited By Liza Piper & Lisa Szabo-Jones, Shelley L. Mceuen

The Goose

Review of Sustaining the West: Cultural Responses to Canadian Environments.


Landscapes In Between: Environmental Change In Modern Italian Literature And Film By Monica Seger, Ilaria Tabusso Marcyan Feb 2016

Landscapes In Between: Environmental Change In Modern Italian Literature And Film By Monica Seger, Ilaria Tabusso Marcyan

The Goose

Review of Monica Seger's Landscapes in Between: Environmental Change in Modern Italian Literature and Film.


Reflections On The Arts, Environment, And Culture After Ten Years Of The Goose, Pamela Banting, Theresa Beer, Sarah Van Borek, Rob Boschman, Nicholas Bradley, Nancy Holmes, Franke James, Jenny Kerber, Sonnet L'Abbé, Larissa Lai, Daphne Marlatt, Stephanie Posthumus, Catriona Sandilands, John Terpstra, Harry Thurston, Rita Wong Feb 2016

Reflections On The Arts, Environment, And Culture After Ten Years Of The Goose, Pamela Banting, Theresa Beer, Sarah Van Borek, Rob Boschman, Nicholas Bradley, Nancy Holmes, Franke James, Jenny Kerber, Sonnet L'Abbé, Larissa Lai, Daphne Marlatt, Stephanie Posthumus, Catriona Sandilands, John Terpstra, Harry Thurston, Rita Wong

The Goose

To mark the tenth anniversary of The Goose, we asked prominent ecologically-minded scholars, writers, artists, and educators from across Canada to reflect on the relationship between the arts, culture, and the environment. Their comments illuminate a wide range of triumphs and tensions, from the politics and practices of environmentalist writing and art, to the connections between the environment and matters of diversity and justice, to the past and future of ALECC (Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada), to the world of a single poem.


Dead And Out Of Place? Revisiting Roughing It In The Bush, Elise J. Mitchell Feb 2016

Dead And Out Of Place? Revisiting Roughing It In The Bush, Elise J. Mitchell

The Goose

Review of Susanna Moodie's Roughing It in the Bush.