Qualifying Exams Reading List: Multispecies Connections

Abram, David. The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-human World. Vintage, 2012.

Archambault, Julie Soleil. “Taking love seriously in human-plant relations in Mozambique: Toward an anthropology of affective encounters.” Cultural Anthropology 31, no. 2 (2016): 244-271.

Barla, Josef, and Christoph Hubatschke. “Technoecologies of Borders: Thinking with Borders as Multispecies Matters of Care.” Australian Feminist Studies 32, no. 94 (2017): 395-410.

Boonman‐Berson, Susan, Clemens Driessen, and Esther Turnhout. “Managing wild minds: From control by numbers to a multinatural approach in wild boar management in the Veluwe, the Netherlands.” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 44, no. 1 (2019): 2-15.

Boyd, Brian. “Archaeology and human–animal relations: Thinking through anthropocentrism.” Annual Review of Anthropology 46 (2017): 299-316.

Brightman, Robert. Grateful Prey: Rock Cree Human-animal Relationships. University of Californiarnia Press, 1993.

Clare, Stephanie D. Earthly Encounters: Sensation, Feminist Theory, and the Anthropocene. SUNY Press, 2019.

Derrida, Jacques. The Animal that Therefore I am. Fordham University Press, 2008.

DeMello, Margo. Animals and Society. Columbia University Press, 2021.

Donati, Kelly. “‘Herding is his favourite thing in the world’: Convivial world-making on a multispecies farm.” Journal of Rural Studies 66 (2019): 119-129.

Douglas, Mary. “The pangolin revisited: a new approach to animal symbolism.” Signifying Animals (1994): 25-36.

Douglas, Mary. “Animals in Lele religious symbolism.” Africa 27, no. 1 (1957): 46-58.

Duhn, Iris. “Cosmopolitics of place: Towards urban multispecies living in precarious times.” In Reimagining Sustainability in Precarious Times, pp. 45-57. Springer, Singapore, 2017.

Faier, Lieba, and Lisa Rofel. “Ethnographies of encounter.” Annual Review of Anthropology 43 (2014): 363-377.

Fawcett, Leesa, and Morgan Johnson. “Coexisting entities in multispecies worlds: Arts-based methodologies for decolonial pedagogies.” In Animals in Environmental Education, pp. 175-193. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2019.

Fuentes, Agustín. “Naturalcultural encounters in Bali: Monkeys, temples, tourists, and ethnoprimatology.” Cultural Anthropology 25, no. 4 (2010): 600-624.

García, María Elena. “Death of a Guinea Pig: Grief and the Limits of Multispecies Ethnography in Peru.” Environmental Humanities 11, no. 2 (2019): 351-372.

Govindrajan, Radhika. Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India’s Central Himalayas. University of Chicago Press, 2018.

Halberstam, Jack. Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire. Duke University Press, 2020.

Halvaksz, Jamon Alex. Gardens of Gold: Place-making in Papua New Guinea. University of Washington Press, 2020.

Halvaksz, Jamon Alex, and Heather E. Young-Leslie. “Thinking ecographically: places, ecographers, and environmentalism.” Nature and Culture 3, no. 2 (2008): 183-205.

Haraway, Donna J. When Species Meet. Vol. 3. University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

Haraway, Donna J. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene. Duke University Press, 2016.

Haraway, Donna. “A Note by a Sportswriter’s Daughter.” Bodies in the Making: Transgressions and Transformations (2006): 143-161.

Hartigan Jr, John. Shaving the Beasts: Wild Horses and Ritual in Spain. University of Minnesota Press, 2020.

Head, Lesley. Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene: Re-conceptualising Human–nature Relations. Routledge, 2016.

Helmreich, Stefan. Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas. University of California Press, 2009.

Helmreich, Stefan. “How scientists think; about ‘natives’, for example. A problem of taxonomy among biologists of alien species in Hawaii.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 11, no. 1 (2005): 107-128.

Houston, Donna, Jean Hillier, Diana MacCallum, Wendy Steele, and Jason Byrne. “Make kin, not cities! Multispecies entanglements and ‘becoming-world’in planning theory.” Planning Theory 17, no. 2 (2018): 190-212.

Kirksey, Eben. Emergent Ecologies. Duke University Press, 2015.

Kirksey, S. Eben, and Stefan Helmreich. “The emergence of multispecies ethnography.” Cultural Anthropology 25, no. 4 (2010): 545-576.

Knight, John. Waiting for Wolves in Japan: An Anthropological Study of People-Wildlife Relations. Oxford University Press, USA, 2003.

Knight, John, ed. Animals in Person: Cultural Perspectives on Human-animal Intimacies. Routledge, 2020.

Kohn, Eduardo. How Forests Think: Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human. University of California Press, 2013.

Lestel, Dominique, Jeffrey Bussolini, and Matthew Chrulew. “The phenomenology of animal life.” Environmental Humanities 5, no. 1 (2014): 125-148.

Lestel, Dominique, and Hollis Taylor. “Shared life: An introduction.” Social Science Information 52, no. 2 (2013): 183-186.

Lien, Marianne Elisabeth, and Gisli Pálsson. “Ethnography Beyond the Human: The ‘Other-than-Human’ in Ethnographic Work.” Ethnos (2019): 1-20.

Malone, Nicholas, Alison H. Wade, Agustín Fuentes, Erin P. Riley, Melissa Remis, and Carolyn Jost Robinson. “Ethnoprimatology: Critical interdisciplinarity and multispecies approaches in anthropology.” Critique of Anthropology 34, no. 1 (2014): 8-29.

Maurstad, Anita, Dona Davis, and Sarah Cowles. “Co‐being and intra‐action in horse–human relationships: a multi‐species ethnography of be (com)ing human and be (com)ing horse.” Social Anthropology 21, no. 3 (2013): 322-335.

Moore, Lisa Jean, and Mary Kosut. “Among the colony: Ethnographic fieldwork, urban bees and intra-species mindfulness.” Ethnography 15, no. 4 (2014): 516-539.

Nadasdy, Paul. “The gift in the animal: the ontology of hunting and human–animal sociality.” American Ethnologist 34, no. 1 (2007): 25-43.

Ogden, Laura A. “The beaver diaspora: A thought experiment.” Environmental Humanities 10, no. 1 (2018): 63-85.

Ogden, Laura A. Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades. University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

Ogden, Laura A., Billy Hall, and Kimiko Tanita. “Animals, plants, people, and things: A review of multispecies ethnography.” Environment and Society 4, no. 1 (2013): 5-24.

Ohrem, Dominik. “Animating Creaturely Life.” In Beyond the Human-Animal Divide, pp. 3-19. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2017.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, Veronica, Affrica Taylor, and Mindy Blaise. “Decentring the human in multispecies ethnographies.” In Posthuman Research Practices in Education, pp. 149-167. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2016.

Robinson, Carolyn A. Jost, and Melissa J. Remis. “Engaging holism: exploring multispecies approaches in ethnoprimatology.” International Journal of Primatology 39, no. 5 (2018): 776-796.

Salazar, Juan Francisco. “Speculative fabulation: researching worlds to come in Antarctica.” Anthropologies and Futures: Researching Emerging and Uncertain Worlds (2017): 151-170.

Sakakibara, Chie. Whale Snow: Iñupiat, Climate Change, and Multispecies Resilience in Arctic Alaska. University of Arizona Press, 2020.

Springgay, Stephanie, and Sarah E. Truman. Walking Methodologies in a More-than-human World: WalkingLab. Routledge, 2017.

Springgay, Stephanie, and Sarah E. Truman. “A transmaterial approach to walking methodologies: Embodiment, affect, and a sonic art performance.” Body & Society 23, no. 4 (2017): 27-58.

Swanson, Heather Anne, Marianne Elisabeth Lien, and Gro B. Ween, eds. Domestication Gone Wild: Politics and Practices of Multispecies Relations. Duke University Press, 2018.

Tsing, Anna. “Arts of inclusion, or how to love a mushroom.” Manoa 22, no. 2 (2010): 191-203.

Tsing, Anna L. “More than human sociality.” Anthropology and Nature 14 (2013): 27-42.

Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt, Andrew S. Mathews, and Nils Bubandt. “Patchy Anthropocene: Landscape Structure, Multispecies History, and the Retooling of Anthropology: An Introduction to Supplement 20.” Current Anthropology 60, no. S20 (2019): S186-S197.

Urquiza-Haas, Esmeralda G., and Kurt Kotrschal. “The mind behind anthropomorphic thinking: attribution of mental states to other species.” Animal Behaviour 109 (2015): 167-176.

Van Dooren, Thom, Eben Kirksey, and Ursula Münster. “Multispecies Studies: Cultivating Arts of Attentiveness.” Environmental Humanities 8, no. 1 (2016): 1-23.

Van Dooren, Thom, and Deborah Bird Rose. “Lively Ethnography: Storying Animist Worlds.” Environmental Humanities 8, no. 1 (2016): 77-94.

Vannini, Phillip, and April Vannini. “What Could Wild Life Be? Etho-ethnographic Fables on Human-Animal Kinship.” GeoHumanities (2020): 1-17.

Vilaça, Aparecida. “Making kin out of others in Amazonia.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 8, no. 2 (2002): 347-365.

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