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University of Vermont
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Environmental Studies Program
153 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Adrian Ivakhiv is a Professor of Environmental Thought and Culture with a joint appointment in the Environmental Program and the Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources. He regularly teaches the core courses Nature and Culture and Research Methods in Environmental Studies, as well as electives including Ecopolitics and the Cinema, Environmental Ethics, The Culture of Nature, and the graduate-level Environmental Thought & Culture Research Seminar. He coordinates the Rubenstein School's graduate concentration in Environmental Thought and Culture.
With degrees in Fine Arts Studies (B.F.A.) and Environmental Studies (M.E.S. and Ph.D.) and previous appointments in departments of Religious Studies & Anthropology (at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh) and Science and Technology Studies (at Atkinson College, York University), Adrian's interdisciplinary background includes work in the humanities, creative arts, and social sciences. He is the author of Claiming Sacred Ground: Pilgrims and Politics at Glastonbury and Sedona (Indiana University Press, 2001) and the forthcoming Ecologies of the Moving Image: Cinema, Affect, and Nature, Executive Editor of the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, a former President of the Environmental Studies Association of Canada, and on the board of directors of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture.
Ph.D., 1997, York University (Environmental Studies)
M.E.S., 1991, York University (Environmental Studies)
B.F.A., 1985, York University (Fine Arts Studies)
Environmental Thought, Cultural Studies, Landscape and Identity
2008. Stirring the Geopolitical Unconscious: Towards a Jamesonian Ecocriticism? New Formations 64: 98-109.
2008. Social Nature: Collapsing dichotomies without unraveling the fabric of things. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 2 (2), 258-266.
2007. Green Film Criticism and Its Futures. Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 15 (2), 1-28. Also published in Foreign Literature Studies 29 (1), special issue on ecocriticism.
2007. Religion, Nature, and Culture: Theorizing the Field. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 1 (1): 47-57.
2007. Power Trips: Making Sacred Space in New Age Pilgrimage. In Handbook of New Age Religion, ed. James R. Lewis and Daren Kemp. Amsterdam and Boston: Brill Academic, 263-286.