The factors that lead to gender differences in cancer rates all affect us later in life, and should not apply to children. Yet the present data shows that more boys than girls are diagnosed with cancer worldwide.
Since discard studies doesn’t (yet!) have its own journal, conference, or department, Discard Studies publishes a regular table of contents alerts for articles, reports, and books in the field. These are recent texts published during October, 2016.
The following paid graduate positions are available in discard studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland:
• Place-based knowledge (natural and/or social sciences) (PhD)
• Social Licence and Community Planning in Newfoundland’s aquaculture sector (MA/PhD)
• Community participation in mine remediation in Northern Canada (MA/MSc.)
• Anthropocene and Decarbonization (MA)
In 2013, India became the fourth country in the world (after Russia, the United States and the European Union) and the only emerging nation to launch a Mars probe into space. But it remains part of the group of 45 developing countries with less than 50% sanitation coverage, with many citizens practising open defecation, either due to lack of access to a toilet or because of personal preference.
This special issue asks: how are queer/crip contagions – conceived of as unbounded convergences of bodies, minds, and meanings – working to open up new sites of, and for, social and political exchange?
Call for Papers for 2017 ICASS Conference: Umea, Sweden, June 8-12 Session Title: Remediation, Restoration and the Environmental Legacies of Extractive Industries in the North Organizers: Dr. Arn Keeling (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Dr. Anna Storm (Stockholms Universitet) and Caitlynn Beckett (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Deadline for abstract submission: December 16th, 2016 Across …
What does that mean? As an affront to order, it means we are pollution. It means we must be aggressively ignored, ordered, or erased. We know this. This is part of why so many of us have been grieving since Wednesday.
This volume of Environment and Society aims to set forth a theoretical and discursive interruption of the dominant environmental justice movement by reframing issues of climate change and environmental degradation through an anti-colonial lens. Specifically, we are interested in positioning environmental justice within historical, social, political, and economic contexts and larger structures of power that foreground the relationships among settler colonialism, nature, and planetary devastation.
Since discard studies doesn’t (yet!) have its own journal, conference, or department, Discard Studies publishes a regular table of contents alerts for articles, reports, and books in the field. If you are interested in becoming an editor for non-English article alerts on Discard Studies, or know of a recent article for the …
The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2017-18 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The RCC’s fellowship program is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines.