Performing environmentalisms : expressive culture and ecological change /

"Performing Environmentalisms examines the existential challenge of the twenty-first century: improving the prospects for maintaining life on our planet. The contributors focus on the strategic use of traditional artistic expression--storytelling and songs, crafted objects, and ceremonies and r...

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Other Authors: McDowell, John Holmes, 1946- (Editor), Borland, Katherine (Editor), Dirksen, Rebecca (Editor), Tuohy, Sue (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2021]
Table of Contents:
  • Ecoperformativity : expressive culture as spiritual, pedagogical, and activist resource / John Holmes McDowell
  • The witness trees' revolt : folklore's invitation to narrative ecology / Mary Hufford
  • The critique of being : educating for diverse environmentalisms and sustainable lives in the anthropocene / Rory Turner
  • Diverse ecomusicologies : making a difference with the environmental liberal arts / Aaron S. Allen
  • Singing for the whales : whaling peoples and shared heritage in Arctic Alaska and the Azores / Chie Sakakibara
  • The drum and the seed : a Haitian odyssey about environmental precarity / Rebecca Dirksen and Lois Wilcken
  • An ecological approach to folklife studies, expressive culture, and environment / Jeff Todd Titon
  • Ecology, mobility, and music in western Mongolia / Jennifer C. Post
  • Ecopoetics of place : reclaiming finfinne, past and present / Assefa Tefera Dibaba
  • "The sound of freedom" : military jet noise in a contested sound commons / Mark Pedelt
  • Afterword : recognizing the contributions and power in performing diverse environmentalisms / Eduardo S. Brondizio.