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Lafauci, L. E. & Gianquitto, T. (2018). Herbaria 3.0.
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2018 (English)Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

The collaborative project Herbaria 3.0: Telling Stories at the Plant-Human Interfaceunites environmental humanities (EH), experiential learning, and public engagement to explore how the stories we tell about plants illuminate the intertwined nature of plants and people. Storytelling fosters invested engagement with the green world and acts as a counter to the problem of “plant blindness,” or the inability to see and recognize the plants surrounding us. Without seeing the plants in our everyday worlds, we cannot learn to care for them—nor to care for biological diversity at large. Thus, Herbaria 3.0helps mitigate the loss of species by providing a space to share and remember the stories of plants that may be disappearing or changing in response to our anthropogenic climate crises. It also provides a space for humans to mourn these losses and prevent further ones.

               Herbaria 3.0makes important interventions in “citizen humanities”: the participation of the public in academic domains and the participation of academics in public ones. It also contributes to digital humanities by developing the potential of web-based platforms for fostering an ethics of care—both for nonhuman subjects and the environment at large—and for providing space to collectively mourn the losses of climate change. Finally, it advances the field of EH, particularly its critical plant studies and history of science strands, in order to help us cope with, adapt to, and mitigate climate change.

Keywords
environmental humanities, digital humanities, critical plant studies, herbaria, history of science, citizen humanities
National Category
History General Literature Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified Cultural Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147702 (URN)
Funder
Mistra - The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental ResearchSwedish Research Council Formas
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-09Bibliographically approved
Lafauci, L. E. (2018). " 'Kith and Kin': Thoreau and Yoga". In: : . Paper presented at Uses and Abuses of Thoreau at 200, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, on May 2-4, 2018..
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2018 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Other academic)
Keywords
Thoreau, environmental humanities, US literary history, cultural studies, US history, yoga, Bhagavad Gita, India
National Category
Specific Literatures History History of Religions Cultural Studies
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147704 (URN)
Conference
Uses and Abuses of Thoreau at 200, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, on May 2-4, 2018.
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-15Bibliographically approved
Lafauci, L. E. (2018). "The Body": Keywords for C19 Environmental Humanities. In: : . Paper presented at Climate: C19 (The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists), Albuquerque, NM, USA, March 22-25, 2018..
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2018 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Keywords
US literary history, US cultural studies, environmental humanities, US history, embodiment, history of medicine, history of racial formation
National Category
Specific Literatures History Cultural Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147705 (URN)
Conference
Climate: C19 (The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists), Albuquerque, NM, USA, March 22-25, 2018.
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-15Bibliographically approved
Lafauci, L. E. (2017). The Great White North: Environmental Safety in Sweden and Norway. In: : . Paper presented at Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE).
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2017 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Keywords
environmental humanities, Scandinavian Studies, risk and safety, cultural studies, contemporary cultures
National Category
Cultural Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147706 (URN)
Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-15
Lafauci, L. E. (2016). Botanic Knowledge and Civil War. In: : . Paper presented at Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) and History of Science Society (HSS), Atlanta, GA, USA, 3-6 November 2016..
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2016 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
Keywords
critical plant studies, history of science, botany, US history, primary sources, archival studies, US Civil War
National Category
History Cultural Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147708 (URN)
Conference
Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA) and History of Science Society (HSS), Atlanta, GA, USA, 3-6 November 2016.
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-16Bibliographically approved
LaFauci, L. E. (2016). Encountering Early American Environments. Early American literature (Print), 51(2), 461-476
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2016 (English)In: Early American literature (Print), ISSN 0012-8163, E-ISSN 1534-147X, Vol. 51, no 2, p. 461-476Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

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Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
UNIV NORTH CAROLINA PRESS, 2016
National Category
Other Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-130674 (URN)10.1353/eal.2016.0028 (DOI)000380077500011 ()
Available from: 2016-08-19 Created: 2016-08-19 Last updated: 2018-05-07
Lafauci, L. E. (2016). Narratives of Nordic Safety: Preparing for the "Long Emergency". In: : . Paper presented at ENSCAN: Ecocritical Network for Scandinavian Studies, Mid Sweden University, Campus Sundsvall, Sundsvall, Sweden, 2-3 December 2016.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Narratives of Nordic Safety: Preparing for the "Long Emergency"
2016 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Other academic)
Keywords
environmental humanities, Scandinavian Studies, risk and safety, cultural studies, contemporary cultures
National Category
Cultural Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147707 (URN)
Conference
ENSCAN: Ecocritical Network for Scandinavian Studies, Mid Sweden University, Campus Sundsvall, Sundsvall, Sweden, 2-3 December 2016
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-16Bibliographically approved
Lafauci, L. E., Åsberg, C. & Neimanis, A. (2016). Shallow Waters: Chemical Weapons, Toxic Embodiment, and the Deep Archives of the Baltic Sea. In: : . Paper presented at Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time: Haunting.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Shallow Waters: Chemical Weapons, Toxic Embodiment, and the Deep Archives of the Baltic Sea
2016 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Other academic)
Keywords
environmental humanities, Baltic Sea, oceanic studies, toxic embodiment, archive studies
National Category
Cultural Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147709 (URN)
Conference
Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time: Haunting
Note

This paper was individually authored by me based on collaborative research conducted by myself and the co-authors.

Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-16Bibliographically approved
Lafauci, L. E. (2014). Rebel Plants: The CSA and Southern Botanic Knowledge. In: : . Paper presented at Third Biennial Conference, COMMONS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, March 13–16, 2014..
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Rebel Plants: The CSA and Southern Botanic Knowledge
2014 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation only (Other academic)
Keywords
environmental humanities, history of science, botany, US Civil War, US history, critical plant studies
National Category
History Cultural Studies Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147710 (URN)
Conference
Third Biennial Conference, COMMONS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, March 13–16, 2014.
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-17Bibliographically approved
Lafauci, L. E. (2013). Among the Isles of Shoals. In: Encyclopedia of American Environmental Literature: . Facts on File
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2013 (English)In: Encyclopedia of American Environmental Literature, Facts on File, 2013Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Facts on File, 2013
Keywords
American literature, environmental literature, regionalism, literary history, literary criticism, Maine, New England
National Category
Specific Literatures
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-147699 (URN)9780786465415 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-05-06 Created: 2018-05-06 Last updated: 2018-05-15Bibliographically approved
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