CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Deadline April 1, 2013
EDITED BOOK COLLECTION
Critical Norths: Space, Nature, Theory
Melting glacial ice reminds us of the North's role in global climate change. Detritus from the 2010 Japanese tsunami reveals the ring-of-fire traffic of economies, risks, species, bodies, and waste. Environments and communities in the North disproportionately bear the costs of the planet's dependency on oil. It is clear that the North is not an isolated, anachronistic, pristine, exceptional, or "authentic" space, as prevailing assumptions hold. As this collection seeks to demonstrate, the North is a dynamic, transnational, connected and contested space where natures, identities, histories, and politics constantly intersect.