I. Short Essay Cluster: Object/Ecology

Malin Ah-King (Uppsala Univ., Sweden) and Eva Hayward (Uppsala Univ., Sweden), “Toxic Sexes—Perverting Pollution and Queering Hormone Disruption”

Stacy Alaimo (Univ. of Texas at Arlington), “Thinking as the Stuff of the World”

Fabiane Borges (Pontifical Catholic Univ., São Paolo, Brazil) and Hilan Bensusan (Univ. of Brazil), “The Antenna Rush (Nature Hacking and the Ontology of Satellites)”

Jim Brown (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison) and Nathaniel Rivers (Saint Louis Univ.), “Composing the Carpenter’s Workshop”

Anthony Camara (Univ. of California Los Angeles), “We who had been human, became—? Some Ecological Thoughts on William Hope Hodgson’s The Voice in the Night

Nigel Clark (The Open Univ., UK) and Myra J. Hird (Queen’s Univ., Canada), “Deep Shit”

Jeffrey J. Cohen (George Washington Univ.), “Elemental Relations”

William Connolly (Johns Hopkins Univ.), “Melancholia and Us”

Steven Connor (Univ. of Cambridge), “Senses of Proportion”

Drew Daniel (Johns Hopkins Univ.), “What is a Digital Sound Object?”

Freek DeHaan (Erasmus Univ., Rotterdam, Netherland), “Assessing Singularity Through Speculative Sociology: The Case of Rotterdam Skillcity”

Rick Dolphijn (Utrecht Univ., Netherlands), “The Feeling Object: Four Thoughts on Spinoza and Ecology”

Lowell Duckert (West Virginia Univ.), “The Slough of Respond”

João Florêncio (Goldsmiths College, Univ. of London), “Ecology Without Nature, Theater Without Culture: Towards an Object-Oriented Ontology of Performance”

Nathan A. Gale (Univ. of Texas at Arlington), “Bridge Ont(e)cology”

Bishnupriya Ghosh (Univ. of California Santa Barbara), “Virus: Tales of Object+”

Gaelan Gilbert (Univ. of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) and Megan Gilbert (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), “In the Materials: A Montessori Ecology”

Niels Jørgen Gommesen (Copenhagen, Denmark), “Reflections on Daily Runs and Material Flows”

Aetzel Griffioen (Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands), “Refresh: Occasion and Occasionalism”

Ursula Heise (UC Los Angeles), “Cars Considered as Charismatic Megafauna”

Tim Ingold (Univ. of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK), “Life in a World Without Objects”

Brandon Jones (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), “Animals like me: Trans-species Intra-actions and Cognitive Ecologies in The Echo Maker

Katie King (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), “In Knots: Transdisciplinary Khipu”

Quinn Lester (Pomona College), “Occupying Objects: The Political Ecology of Occupy Wall Street”

Freya Matthews (Latrobe Univ., Australia), “‘Come with Old Khayyam and Leave the Wise to Talk’”

Dan Mellamphy (Univ. of Western Ontario), “The Sorcerer’s Magic Milieu”

Steve Mentz (St John’s University, New York), “Swimmer Poetics”

Sam Mickey (Univ. of San Francisco), “Multicentric and Anthropocosmic: Centers of Value after the Sovereign Human”

Gregory Minissale (Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand), “Becoming-objects”

Johan Normark (Univ. of Gothenburg, Sweden), “2012 and the Maya Collapse: Ecology in the End Times”

Serpil Oppermann (Hacettepe Univ., Turkey), “Diffractive Narratives, Prismatic Ecologies: The Fisherman of Halicarnassus”

Jussi Parikka (Univ. of Southampton, UK), “Decay Ecology: For an Alternative Deep Time”

Jordan Peacock (Metropolitan State Univ., Minnesota), “Pattern Against User”

Marina Peterson (Ohio Univ.), “Surface Effects: Vital Traces and Underground Spaces in Appalachian Ohio”

Dominic Pettman (The New School), “Just Another Manic Monad: Of Glass, Bees, and Glass Bees”

Thanasis Priftis (Research Fellow, mig@net Project, Greece), “Home”

Kate Rigby (Monash Univ., Australia), “Ecopoetics in the ‘Light of Things’”

Zach Rivers (Central European Univ., Budapest, Hungary), “Man of the Oikos: Rethinking the ‘eco’ with Hélène Cixous”

Adam Robbert (San Francisco, CA), “Consequences of Object-Oriented Ecology: Ethology, Strangers, and Cosmopolitics”

Christopher Schaberg (Loyola Univ., New Orleans), “Environmental Studies, With No Limits”

Catriona Sandilands (York Univ., Canada), “Urban Plantasmagoria”

Christian Sorhaug (Telemark Research Institute, Norway), “The Art of Conservation: A +Humanistic Perspective”

Florian Sprenger (Univ. of Gießen, Germany), “Preliminary Remarks on a History of the Concept Environment”

Susan Squier (Pennsylvania State Univ.), “Marina Zurkow’s Epigenetic Landscapes”

Karl Steel (Brooklyn College, CUNY), “Irrational Objects of a Rational Law: The Forest, Its King, and the Deer's Lively Carcass”

Lisa Summers (Univ. of California Davis), “The Rhetoric of Noise: Soundscapes of China’s Three Gorges Dam”

Brad Tabas (Paris School of Art), “Skepticism, Ecology, and OOO”

Lindsay Thomas (Univ. of California Santa Barbara), “Preparedness, Speculation and the Nonhuman Worlds of Cybersecurity”

Jeremy Trombley (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), “The Anthropological Thought”

Yoni Van Den Eede (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), “The Object-Oriented Idea: Half a SWOT”

Gillian Whiteley (Loughborough Univ., UK), “TRES, ‘tab ends,” and Chewing Gum: A Rumination on Daily Aleatory and Disruptive Encounters with Stuff”

Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths, Univ. of London), “The Vanishing Object of Technology: A Poetic Mediation”