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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every detachment prepares a new detachment. Of course, prophecy becomes habitual and reaches all things. Having seen one thing that was firmament …

Days in the Open

I am becoming increasingly aware of a conversation that I did not know I was a part of. Or perhaps it is …

Environmental Humanities at Exeter

It began with a conversation. Jason wanted to talk over a new environmental literature course at Phillips Exeter Academy, and Mark, at …

NAPLA Project

The year I began graduate school at the University of Washington the department of English began the Computer-Integrated Courses (CIC) Program. The …

How Not to Say Interdisciplinary

Because the literary fiction and nonfiction that I study and teach is concerned with environmental systems, the primary questions about literary production …

Right and Wrong

This morning I read Michelle Navarre’s “Cleary The Wrong Way to Teach Grammar” in The Atlantic magazine. The essay takes up the …

The Ecological Arts

Let’s just say your professional title is Professor of English and American Studies, and you happen to have been elected President of …

Ecocultural Ethics

“The true artist, like the true scientist, is a researcher using materials and techniques to dig into the truth and meaning of …

Digitalis

Strigidae: A Journal of Undergraduate Writing in the Arts and Humanities About a year ago I began working with my colleague Kirsti …

Digital Compost

“Something startles me where I thought I was safest” Walt Whitman, “This Compost” It is exciting to be a professor of English …

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