Performing and interpreting scalarity

Judith, Kate ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2021-9830 (2021) Performing and interpreting scalarity. In: Nga tohu o te huarere: Conversations Beyond Human Scales: 8th ASLEC-ANZ Conference Aotearoa 2021, 23 Nov - 26 Nov 2021, Wellington, New Zealand.


Abstract

In her book, Friction, Anna Tsing writes: 'scale is not just a neutral frame for viewing the world; scale must be brought into being: proposed, practiced, and evaded, as well as taken for granted. Scales are claimed and contested in cultural and political projects.' This paper interprets Tsing’s comments into a more-than-human context to explore how scale is performed and contested within an urban estuarine ecology. My interest is to consider the processes through which the categories of estuarine geography – the times, the distinct bodies, species, and relationships – perform scales – and in turn how the work of interpretation across scales maintains and refigures the categories of the estuary.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ College (8 Jun 2020 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - USQ College (8 Jun 2020 -)
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2022 23:56
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2022 05:22
Uncontrolled Keywords: scale, material semiotics, ecocriticism
Fields of Research (2008): 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220307 Hermeneutic and Critical Theory
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220303 Environmental Philosophy
Fields of Research (2020): 50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5003 Philosophy > 500317 Philosophy of science (excl. history and philosophy of specific fields)
50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5003 Philosophy > 500304 Environmental philosophy
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280119 Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/45693

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