- Notes on Contributors
ELLIE ANDERSON is Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Muhlenberg College. She is co-author of “Feminist Perspectives on the Self” in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and has previously published on Simone de Beauvoir in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy.
BRENT RYAN BELLAMY is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He works on energy futures and speculative fiction. He has published articles in Mediations, Paradoxa, and the edited collection Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction (Wesleyan UP, 2014). He has work forthcoming in Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment (Fordham UP, 2017) and in Time, Globalization and Human Experience (Routledge, 2016), and has a co-edited, special collection, Marxism and Energy (MCM Prime, 2017), due out early next year. He is currently completing a monograph titled Remainders of the American Century: Post-Apocalyptic Novels in the Age of U.S. Decline.
JONATHAN BELLER is Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at Pratt Institute. Books and edited volumes include The Cinematic Mode of Production: Attention Economy and the Society of the Spectacle; Acquiring Eyes: Philippine Visuality, Nationalist Struggle and the World-Media System; and Feminist Media Theory (a special issue of The Scholar and Feminist Online). Among his current book projects are The Programmable Image and The Message is Murder. Beller has been a fellow at the Barnard Center for Research on Women and Gender, serves on the editorial collective of Social Text, and is the director of The Graduate Program in Media Studies at Pratt.
AMANDA BOETZKES is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory at the University of Guelph. Her research focuses on the intersection of the biological sciences with visual technologies and artistic practices of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. She is the author of The Ethics of Earth Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2010), and co-editor of Heidegger and the Work of Art History (Ashgate Press, 2014). She is currently writing a book entitled, Contemporary Art and the Drive to Waste, which analyzes the use and representation of garbage in contemporary art, and how waste as such is defined, narrativized and aestheticized in the age of global capitalism.
JEFF DIAMANTI is a postdoctoral fellow with the Petrocultures Research Group at the University of Alberta and is the Media@McGill postdoctoral fellow in “Media and the Environment” as of fall 2016. He is co-editor on a number of collections and companions on energy, climate, and political theory, including After Oil (Winter 2016), a special issue of Reviews in Cultural Theory on “Envisioning the Energy Humanities” (March 2016), and Marxism and Energy (forthcoming 2016). He has articles forthcoming in Resilience and Western American Literature, and he is working on a monograph titled The Long Transition: Energyscapes and the Infrastructures of Impasse as well as a co-edited collection on Climate Realism with Lynn Badia and Marija Cetinić.
CAROLYN ELERDING is a PhD candidate in Comparative Studies at Ohio State University, where she studies culture, media, and technology and has been awarded the 2016–2017 Presidential dissertation fellowship. Her essay “Mass Online Education: Dialectic of Enlightenment 2.0” was published in Mediations after winning the Sprinker essay prize in 2013. For the 2017 MLA Convention in Philadelphia, she has organized a panel called “Materiality, Difference, and Digital Labor." She is a member of FemTechNet and the Fembot Collective, two organizations that emphasize decolonial feminist frameworks in cultural studies of science, technology, and media, as well as pedagogy.
RICK ELMORE is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Appalachian State University. He researches and teaches in 20th century French philosophy, critical theory, ethics, social political philosophy, environmental philosophy, and new realisms. His articles and essays have appeared in Politics & Policy, Symplokē, The Cormac McCarthy Journal, and The Aesthetic Ground of Critical Theory (Rowman and Littlefield) among others. Rick’s work is guided primarily by the question how political, ethical, and environmental systems and institutions situate themselves in relation to violence, that is, to issues of inclusion, exclusion, power, force, law, policing, and normativity.
STEPHANIE LEMENAGER is Barbara and Carlisle Moore Professor of English and Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Oregon. Her...