Content Index

Garcia follows the migration of the American cockroach from its tropical origins in western Africa via slave ships to the New World.

A tertian fever epidemic occurred in Barcelona from 1783 to 1786 and affected approximately one million people.

Palsson and Swanson's article explores the relationship between geology and social life in the Anthropocene, using the notion of "geosocialities."

Gregg Mitman examines the relationship between issues in early twentieth-century American society and the sciences of evolution and ecology to reveal how explicit social and political concerns influenced the scientific agenda of biologists at the University of Chicago and throughout the United States during the first half of the twentieth century.

Paul Gillen explores the role of conscious human agency leading up to the Anthropocene, suggesting that the development of sentience in the Phanerozoic eon exerted an influence on the interaction of minerals and life.

Lorimer's article for the Living Lexicon for the Environmental Humanities section discusses rot as a natural process avoided by modern humans, focusing particularly on processes of urbanization in contrast to the nurturing of rot that takes place among natural scientists and managers.

This article for the Living Lexicon for the Environmental Humanities section explores the way that humans have conceptualized the future, and how this conceptualization has shaped humanity's interactions with nature.

Jamie Lorimer uses the concept of awkwardness to discuss encounters between humans and the Auks, a family of maritime birds found on remote coastlines in cooler, Northern waters.

In this commentary, Rich Hutchings outlines his personal vision for the Environmental Humanities.

Kelsey Green and Franklin Ginn investigate the response to colony collapse disorder (CCD) of a committed group of beekeepers, examining the philosophies and practices of alternative apiculture along two axes: the gifts of honey and poison; longing, connection, and bee-worship.