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Alaimo, Stacy. Bodily Natures:  Science, Environment, and the Material Self. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. Print.

Alaimo, Stacy. “Insurgent Vulnerability and the Carbon Footprint of Gender.” Women, Gender & Research 3 (2009): 22-35. Also available at:

Alaimo, Stacy. “Sustainable This, Sustainable That: New Materialisms, Posthumanism, and Unknown Futures.” PMLA 127.3 (2012): 558-564. Print.

Alaimo, Stacy. “Thinking as the Stuff of the World.” O-Zone: A Journal of Object-Oriented Studies 1 (Winter 2013), forthcoming.

Alaimo, Stacy. Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 2000. Print.

Alaimo, Stacy, and Susan J. Hekman, eds. Material Feminisms. Bloomington, IN: Indiana UP, 2008. Print.

Barad, Karen Michelle. Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Durham: Duke UP, 2007. Print.

Braidotti, Rosi. The Posthuman. Cambridge: Polity, 2013. Print.

Carson, Rachel. Silent Spring. Boston: Hougton Mifflin, 1962. Print.

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. “The Climate of History: Four Theses.” Critical Inquiry 35 (2009): 197-222. Print.

Chen, Mel Y. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2012. Print.

Clark, Nigel. Inhuman Nature: Sociable Life on a Dynamic Planet. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2011. Print.

Cohen, Tom, Claire Colebrook, and J. Hillis Miller. Theory and the Disappearing Future: On De Man, on Benjamin. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2012. Print.

Colebrook, Claire, and Jami Weinstein. Deleuze and Gender. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2008. Print.

Colebrook, Claire. Deleuze and the Meaning of Life. London: Continuum, 2010. Print.

Foucault, Michel. The History of Sexuality. New York: Pantheon Books, 1978. Print.

Franklin, Sarah. Global Nature, Global Culture. London: SAGE, 2000. Print.

Grosz, Elizabeth. Time Travels: Feminism, Nature, Power. Durham: Duke UP, 2005. Print

Haraway, Donna. Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature. New York: Routledge, 1991. Print.

Hird, Myra J. “Indifferent Globality: Gaia, Symbiosis and ‘Other Worldliness’.” Theory, Culture and Society 27 (2010): 54-72. Print.

Hird, Myra J. “Knowing Waste: Toward an Inhuman Epistemology.” Social Epistemology 26 (2012): 453-469. Print.

Hird, Myra J. “Meeting with the Microcosmos.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 28 (2010): 36-39. Print.

Hird, Myra J. The Origins of Sociable Life: Evolution After Science Studies. Basingstoke, Engalnd: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Print.

Hird, Myra J. “Waste, Landfills, and an Environmental Ethics of Vulnerability.” Ethics and the Environment 18 (2013a): 105-124. Print.

Mbembe, Achille. “Necropolitics.” In Foucault in an Age of Terror: Essays on Biopolitics and the Defense of Society edited by Stephen Morton and Stephen Bygrave. Basingstroke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Print.

Meillassoux, Quentin. After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency. London: Continuum, 2008. Print.

Mortimer-Sandilands, Catriona, and Bruce Erickson. Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. Print.

Morton, Timothy. Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. Print.

Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. Print.

Preciado, Beatriz. “Pharmaco-pornographic Politics: Towards a New Gender Ecology.” Parallax 14.1 (2008): 105-117. Print.

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. Economies of Abandonment: Social Belonging and Endurance in Late Liberalism. Duke University Press. 2011. Print.

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. “Digital Futures.” Vectors Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular, 3.2. 2009. Print.

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. The Empire of Love: Toward a Theory of Intimacy, Genealogy, and Carnality. A Public Planet Book. Duke University Press, 2006. Print.

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. “Do Rocks Listen? The Cultural Politics of Apprehending Australian Aboriginal Labor.” American Anthropologist 97 (1995): 505-518. Print.

Spahr, Juliana, and David Buuck, Army of Lovers (novel), San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books, 2013. Print.

Spahr, Juliana, and Stephanie Young. A Megaphone: Some Enactments, Some Numbers, and Some Essays about the Continued Usefulness of Crotchless-Pants-and-a-Machine-Gun Feminism (essay collection) Co-editor with Stephanie Young. Oakland, CA: ChainLinks, 2011. Print.

Wolfe, Cary. What Is Posthumanism? Minneapolis: U of Minnesota Press, 2010. Print.

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