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Half I: Literatures and sciences
4 Chaos and complexity theory-IRA LIVINGSTON
5 Chemistry-JAY LABINGER
6 weather science-ROBERT MARKLEY
7 Cognitive science-JOSEPH TABBI
8 Cybernetics-SØREN BRIER
10 Evolution-DAVID AMIGONI
11 Genetics-JUDITH ROOF
14 Mathematics-BRIAN ROTMAN
16 Nanotechnology-COLIN MILBURN
18 Psychoanalysis-ARKADY PLOTNITSKY
19 structures theory-BRUCE CLARKE
20 Thermodynamics-JOHN BRUNI

PART II: Disciplinary and theoretical approaches
21 Agricultural studies-SUSAN M. SQUIER
22 Animal studies-RICHARD NASH
23 artwork connections-ROBERT PEPPERELL
24 Cultural technological know-how studies-MAUREEN MCNEIL
25 Deconstruction-VICKI KIRBY
26 E-literature-JOSEPH TABBI
27 Feminist technological know-how studies-SUSAN M. SQUIER AND MELISSA M. LITTLEFIELD
28 online game studies-GORDON CALLEJA AND IVAN CALLUS
29 heritage of science-HENNING SCHMIDGEN
30 Media studies-MARK B.N. HANSEN
31 Philosophy of science-ALFRED NORDMANN
32 Posthumanism-NEIL BADMINGTON
33 technology fiction-LISA YASZEK
34 Semiotics-PAUL COBLEY

PART III: classes and cultures
35 Greece and Rome-EMMA GEE
36 heart a long time and early Renaissance-ARIELLE SAIBER
37 medical “revolution” I: Copernicus to Boyle-ALVIN SNIDER
38 medical “revolution” II: Newton to Laplace-LUCINDA COLE
39 Romanticism-NOAH HERINGMAN
40 Industrialism-VIRGINIA RICHTER
43 Modernism-T. HUGH CRAWFORD

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Even supposing this record ignores them, technology and nature writers have the aptitude not just to publicize specific environmental predicaments and their attainable ideas yet to bridge the space among the discourse of scientific specialists and the views of the wider public. one zero five STACY ALAIMO modern ecological literatures Nature writing that advocates the price of desolate tract, corresponding to that of Aldo Leopold, John Muir, Wallace Stegner, and Edward Abbey, has had a profound influence on environmentalism within the U. S. , as Dan Philippon files in preserving phrases (Philippon 2004). The wasteland culture of nature writing, although, has been complemented via literature that portrays a “nature” inseparable from human cultures and practices. Terry Tempest Williams’s 1991 shelter, for instance, dwells upon the hectic disjunctions among the traditional and unnatural threats to either the folk and the birds that inhabit nuclear landscapes. The identify of invoice McKibben’s the top of Nature (1989) makes his place transparent – people have reworked the area so completely that the very concept of “nature” as anything except the human not is sensible. after all the very thought that nature is whatever outdoors of tradition is a very Euro-American notion. local American writers have a tendency to not advertise desert visions (the “wilderness” being an idea that has, traditionally, been used to erase their presence), yet as an alternative invoke storied landscapes inhabited via language, background, and tradition. “Nature writing,” and particularly U. S. nature writing, has turn into not just a longtime style inside literary experiences however the so much populated web site of inquiry for “ecocritics. ” So populated actually, that Armbruster and Wallace (2001) suggested ecocritics to head, of their edited assortment, past Nature Writing. relocating clear of the class of “nature writing” and towards a extra inclusive feel of ecological literatures permits us to maneuver clear of the experience of “nature” as an international except the human. If literature is to be appropriate for early twenty-firstcentury matters, it needs to deal with many concerns that confound the conceptual divide among nature and tradition, reminiscent of international weather swap, genetic engineering, and the dissemination of poisons throughout our bodies and environments. there's, in truth, a wealth of up to date literature in English that grapples with the interconnections among ecological, social, cultural, and technological forces. listed here are quite a few examples from North the USA, beginning with indigenous literatures. Louise Erdrich’s novel Tracks represents the brutal destruction of the northern U. S. forests and the Anishinabe humans and tradition within the early 20th century, as they have been assaulted by means of colonialism, sickness, logging, and the Dawes’ Act, which divided the tribal lands into person, taxable parcels, lots of which have been misplaced or bought. Simon Ortiz (Acoma), in numerous of the poems accrued in Woven Stone (1992), files how Pueblo and Diné peoples have needed to contend not just with how uranium mining assaulted the future health of the land and of the folk, but additionally the way it rendered conventional ecological knowledges – which have been sufficient for millions of years – abruptly insufficient for survival.

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