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-"Environmental Horror in the Time of the Ancient Mariner. ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews. (November 16, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1080/0895769X.2021.2002679.

“Sweet-and-Sour Soup for the Psyche: Horror’s Ecophobic Leanings.” ELN: English Language Notes. Vol. 59, no. 2 (October 2021): 81-90.

-"Racist Orientalism, Technology, Gender, and Food in The Windup Girl: Notes on Detachment and Division. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, (August 5, 2021).

-"Introduction to the Special Cluster Never Really Far From UsEpidemics and Plagues in Literature. Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum. Vol. 48, no. 3 (November 17 2021): 435 442.

-"Camus, Roth, Covid-19: the Dangers of Forgetting. Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum. (December 2021), np. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11059-021-00607-90

-"Afterword: New Horizons in Materiality and Literature. Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum. 47.3 (December 2020). np. DOI: 10.1007/s11059-020-00567-6.

-"Environmental Lessons from the Crime of the Ancient Mariner. ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews. np. DOI: 10.1080/0895769X.2020.1833704. (November 2020).

-"Art, ethics, responsibility, crisis: literature and climate change. Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology 17.2 (December 2020): 29-40.

-Introduction to special cluster on 'The body and the Anthropocene'. Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum 47.1 (2020): 1-7.

-"Corporeality, Hyper-consciousness, and the Anthropocene EcoGothic: Slime and Ecophobia." Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum 47 (2020): 2739.

-"Suffering and Climate Change Narratives." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 21 (2019): <http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol21/iss5/11>

-“The Environmental Imagination in the Slime of the Ancient Mariner.” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews Aug 2019: click https://doi.org/10.1080/0895769X.2019.1643700

-"Timon of Athens, Food Transformations, and the Global Supermarket." Kritika Kultura 33 (2019): 667-83.

-"Introduction to the Forum Kritika on Food Transformations." Kritika Kultura 33 (2019): 557-64.

-“Introduction: Theorizing Ecophobia, Ten Years In.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 26.1 (2019): 379-87. click https://doi.org/10.1093/isle/isz049

-"Introduction: Theorizing Ecophobia, Ten Years In." ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 26.1 (2019): 379-87.

-"Climate Change Narratives and the Need for Revisioning of Heritage, Knowledge, and Memory." Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology 15.1 (2018): 7-21.

-"Hollow Ecology and Anthropocene Scales of Measurement." Mosaic: A journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 51. 3 (September 2018): 37-52.

-"Material ecocriticism, genes, and the phobia/philia spectrum." Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum 44 (2017): 297-313.

-"The Semiotics of Garbage, East and West: A Case Study of A. R. Ammons and Choi Sung-ho." Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology 14.1 (2017): 121-131.

-"Foreword: The City and the Anthropocene." (co-authored with Serena Chou). Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 43.1 (March 2017): 3-11.

-"Anthropocene, What Anthropocene? The City and the Epoch in A Fine Balance and The Dog." Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 43.1 (March 2017): 33-50.

-"Virtually there: Aesthetic pleasure of the first order, Ecomedia, Activist Engagement." ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 24.1 (2017)

-"Ecomedia and Ecophobia." Neohelicon: Acta comparationis litterarum universarum 43 (2016): 127-45.

-"Life Writing, Conflict, and Environmental Crises, Post 9/11." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 17.3 (2015).

-"A Leap Beyond Leopold: Agamben, Ecocriticism, and Global Realignments." Foreign Literature Studies 37.2 (June 2015): 37-48.

-"Tracking Ecophobia: The Utility of Empirical and System Studies for Ecocriticism." Comparative Literature 67.2 (2015): 29-36.

-“Bull and Barbarity, Feeding the World.” Cultura. International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology 12.1 (2015): 221-32. 

-"Introduction to Western Canons in a Changing East Asia." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 16.6 (2014): http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol16/iss6/1.

-"Introduction to New Work in Ecocriticism." (with Murali Sivaramakrishnan) CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture16.4 (2014): <http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2618>

-"The Urgency of Ecocriticism and European Publishing." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 16.4 (2014): http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweb/vol16/iss4/12/

-"Postcolonial Ecocriticism Afterword: Reckoning with Irreversibilities in Biotic and Political Ecologies." Ariel: A Review of International Literature (Special Issue: Post-Colonial Ecocriticism) 43.4 (Fall 2013): 219-32.

-"Re-defining South Korean Scholarship and Education within the Context of Globalization." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 15.2 (June 2013): <http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2214>

-"Ecocriticism in an Age of Terror." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 15.1 (2013): <http://dx.doi.org/ 10.7771/1481-4374.2182>

-"Global problems, local theory: moving beyond particularity and eco-exceptionalism to action in ecocriticism." Foreign Literature Studies 35.1 (February 2013): 1-12.

-"Cannibalism, Ecocriticism, and Portraying the Journey." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 14.5 (2012): <http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2138>

-"An Introduction to Ecocritical Approaches to Food and Literature in East Asia: The Special Cluster." ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 19. 4 (December 2012): 681-690.

-"Narrativizing science: the ecocritical imagination and ecophobia." Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology. 18 (Winter 2010): 141-59.

-"An ecocritical reading, slightly queer, of As For Me and My House." Journal of Canadian Studies 4.3 (Fall 2010): 75-95

-"Diethylstilbestrol, Ecocriticism, Nation: Ruth Ozeki Goes Where No One Has Gone Before."  Foreign Literature Studies 32.1 (February 2010): 34-43.

-"From Meat to Potatoes: An Interview with Ruth Ozeki." Foreign Literature Studies 31.6 (December 2009): 1-14.

-"Theorizing in a Space of Ambivalent Openness: Ecocriticism and Ecophobia." ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 16. 2 (Spring 2009): 203-25.

-"The Ecocritical Unconscious: Early Modern Sleep as 'Go-between'." Foreign Literature Studies 30.5 (October 2008): 20-9.

-"Theory from the Fringes: Animals, Ecocriticism, Shakespeare." Mosaic: A journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature 40.1 (March 2007): 61-78.

-"An Introduction to Shakespeare and Ecocriticism: the Special Cluster." ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. 12. 2 (Summer 2005): 109-17.

-"Shakespeare and ecocriticism: an analysis of 'home' and 'power' in King Lear." AUMLA: The Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association. Vol. 103 (May 2005): 15-41.

-"A Report Card on Ecocriticism." AUMLA: The Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 96 (Nov 2001): 220-38.

-Forum on Literatures of the Environment: "Letter," PMLA 114.5 (Oct. 1999): 1095-1096.

Book Articles

"New Directions in Ecocriticism."  Proceedings of International Conference on 
     Literature and Environment, Wuhan 2008.  (eds. Nie Zhenzhao and Chen 
     Hong).  Wuhan, China: Huashong Normal University Press, 2010.  27-44.

"Afterword: Ecocriticism on the Lip of a Lion."   Ecocritical Shakespeares. 
        Eds. Lynne Bruckner and Dan BraytonNew York: Ashgate.  2011.
 
“Doing Ecocriticism with Shakespeare.”    Early Modern Ecostudies: From the
        Florentine Codex to Shakespeare.   Eds Ivo Kamps, Karen Raber, and
        Thomas Hallock. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.  77-92. 

"Ecocritical Theory and Pedagogy for Shakespeare: Teaching the Environment of The Winter's Tale". Shakespeare Matters: History, Teaching, Reproductions. Ed. Lloyd Davis. Newark, NJ: University of Delaware Press, 2003. 177-195.

Other

"Activist Ecocriticism: An Introduction." Activist Ecocriticism Studies. Thematic Cluster World Literature Forum 6.2 (2014): 261-271.

"Terror and Ecophobia." Special Issue on Ecocriticism. Frame, a Journal of Literary Studies 26.2 (Fall 2013): 87-100.

Reading Ecoambiguity. Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment. 4.1 (Spring 2013): 130-8.

"Hands, Power, Masculinity: New Readings of Dismemberment in Titus Andronicus" (co-authored with Jungyoun Kim). Shakespeare Review 46.2 (Summer 2010): 365-84.

"Challenging Ecocriticism." Literature and Environment 9.1 (Summer 2010): 79-90.

Reading Ecophobia: A Manifesto. Inaugural issue of Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment (entitled New Ecocritical Perspectives: European and Transnational Ecocriticism). 1.1 (Spring 2010): 75-9.

"Ecocritical Theory, Presentism, and Praxis." Literature and Environment 15.1 (December 31, 2009): 93-110.

The Muddy Shakespearean Green: Theorising Ecocriticism. Green Letters 11 (2009): 83-92.

"Discourses of Nation, National Ecopoetics, and Ecocriticism in the Face of the US: Canada and Korea as Case Studies." Comparative American Studies 7. 2 (June 2009): 85-97. [click to open]

Coriolanus and ecocriticism: a Study in Confluent Theorizing.”  Shakespeare Review 

     44. 3 (Fall 2008): 365-86.

         

“Water Real, Water Imagined: Activist Ecocriticism, Watered Down Theory.” 

     Literature and Environment  7. 1 (Summer 2008): 7-19.

 

“Environment and the Queer in Sinclair Ross: Toward a Canadian Ecocriticism.”

     English and American Cultural Studies 6. 2 (Summer 2006):  223-253. 

 
“Forays in Canadian Ecocriticism.”   Literature and Environment.   Vol. 5. 1 (Summer 2006):
     177-89. 
 
ASLE 2005: the Eugene Report.”   Literature and Environment.  Vol. 4 (Summer 2005): 258-80.  
 
“Boston Report: Ecocriticism 2003.”   Literature and Environment.  Vol. 3 (Summer 2004): 
     237-251.  
 
“Pushing the Limits of Ecocriticism: Environment and Social Resistance in 2 Henry VI and
     2 Henry IV.   Shakespeare Review     Vol. 40, No. 3 (Summer 2004): 631-658. 
 
“The State of Affairs/ Affairs of the State: Where is ecocriticism now?”   English and
     American Cultural Studies 3. 2 (Winter 2003): 415-432.  
 
"Conceptualizing the Other in Hostile Early Modern Geographies: Situating Ecocriticism
     and Difference."   Journal of English Language and Literature 45. 4 (December
     1999): 887-915.   
   
An Update on the Status of Ecocriticism: A Case Study Using The Environmental
     Imagination".   CRCL: The Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 25. 3
     (1998): 496-509.
 
"Environmental Implications of the Writing and Policing of the Early Modern Body:
     Dismemberment and Monstrosity in Shakespearean Drama."   Shakespeare Review 
     No. 33 (Spring 1998): 107‑42.