Seven scholars from a variety of fields recommend new books and classics to read this fall, with topics ranging from Indigenous resistance and Afrofuturism to Irish coastal history and nineteenth-century surfing.
Author: The Editorial Board
Seven environmental humanities scholars share the reading on their syllabus that they are most excited to teach this spring.
Reflecting on a long and difficult year, the editorial board recommends some of the essays and podcasts we’ve published in 2020 that have provided us new ways of looking at and thinking about the past, present, and future.
Six scholars recommend books and essays they’re teaching this fall to navigate the pandemics of coronavirus and racial injustice.
It is not enough to read about revolution. That is just a start. We recommend voices that echo beyond the bookshelf with accounts of protests, riots, and movements.
What does the future hold? In these essays and interviews, contributors to Edge Effects speculate about the futures of life on this planet.
Faculty recommend environmental books to read and teach, from a study of concrete in Buenos Aires to a memoir of Indigenous climate activism in Québec.
Editors recommend compelling essays, podcast episodes, and art exhibits about environmental issues published by Edge Effects in 2019.
Faculty working in the US, UK, Canada, and Europe recommend new and classic readings in environmental science and technology studies (STS).
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, and other activists and educators recommend books that challenge the divisions of life drawn by settler colonialism, racial slavery, and the natural sciences.