Author: sophiehenry

Next Steps

The majority of this weeks focus was spent on finishing my annotated bibliography and isms map. I ended up enjoying writing my annotated bibliography because I found some sources that I am really excited to read in more detail. The annotated bibliography and isms map helped me begin to organize my thoughts and thesis topics…

Mapping Actors

Going through the process of creating this ANT map illuminated what areas of my research need attention and a refined thought process. At this stage in my research and thought development my ANT map is still fairly abstract. My biggest challenge in my research now is to effectively ground my ideas and connections. I am…

Annotated Bibliography and Isms Map

Key questions Framing question: How do artists engage in environmental activism?  Descriptive: What worlds do environmental artists create? Explanatory: Why do artists choose to create the worlds that they do? Evaluative: Are these worlds important to create? Instrumental: Is artist’s creation of worlds effective in affecting societal change? Procedure  My main topics are new materialism,…

Environmental Management

Barrow’s description of Environmental Management (EM) is fairly thorough and the systemic changes he proposes are agreeable. However, he doesn’t spend very much time at all troubleshooting this proposal. He doesn’t incorporate any discussion about how this would affect different demographics of people or the prices of products. In addition, he makes the assumption that…

Events of Symposium Week

*Photo is a mushroom from the olympic Peninsula This week was the ENVS symposium. This year, the these was “Engaging Across Difference”. The week kicked off with Keynote address from Sunnita Narain, an acclaimed and very well spoken climate activist from Deli, India. Her talk covered the vitality of prioritizing equality in discussions about climate…