For fall quarter 2016, we are meeting weekly to read across our various interests in microbiosociality. Topics include:
Holobiont / Hologenome
- Seth Bordenstein and Kevin Theis, Host Biology in Light of the Microbiome: Ten Principles of Holobionts and Hologenomes
- Seth Bordenstein, Getting the Hologenome Concept Right: An Eco-Evolutionary Framework for Hosts and Their Microbiomes.
- Donna Haraway, Ch 3 from Staying with the Trouble
- Dodds, Walter K. 2009. Laws, Theories, and Patterns in Ecology. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
- Fitzsimmons, Margaret. 2004. “Engaging Ecologies.” Pp. 30-47 in P. Cloke, P. Crang, and M. Goodwin (eds.), Envisioning Human Geographies. London: Hodder Education.
- Robbins, Paul. 2012. Political Ecology Second Edition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Latour, Bruno. 1998. “To Modernize or to Ecologize? That’s the Question.” Pp. 221-242 in N. Castree and B. Willems-Braun (eds.), Remaking Reality: Nature at the Millennium. New York: Routledge.
- Walker, Peter A. 2005. “Political Ecology: Where is the Ecology?” Progress in Human Geography 29(1): 73-82.
- Kirksey, Eben. 2015. Emergent Ecologies. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
- Morton, Timothy. 2010. “Guest Column: Queer Ecology” PMLA 273-82.
Gaming and Microbiobology
- “Plague Inc.” & Lorenzo Servitje, “H5N1 for Angry Birds: Plague Inc., Mobile Games, and the Biopolitics of Outbreak Narratives” Science Fiction Studies 43.1 (2016).
- “Pandemic” is the progenitor game in this genre
- Pandemic: Legacy fan media
- “Bacteria Simulator”
- “Spore”: trailer & cell stage playthrough video
- Costello et al, “Application of ecological theory towards an understanding of the human microbiome” Science 2012
- Benezra et al, “Anthropology of Microbes” PNAS 2012
- Ashley Shade, “Diversity is the question, not the answer,” The ISME Journal advance online publication 16 September 2016;
- Jamie Lorimer, “Gut Buddies: Multispecies Studies and the Microbiome”Environmental Humanities (2016) 8(1): 57-76
- Stefan Helmreich, “Homo Microbis: the Human Microbiome, Figural, Literal, Political” thresholds 42 (2014): 52-59.
- Lorimer, et al “Rewilding: Science, Practice, and Politics” Annual Review of Environment and Resources Vol. 40: 39-62 (2015)
- Natasha Myers with Carla Hustak (2012) ‘Involutionary Momentum: Affective Ecologies and the Sciences of Plant/Insect Encounters‘ in differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies 23(3): 74-117. Special Issue “Feminist Theory Out of Science” edited by Sophia Roosth and Astrid Schrader.