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2023

Indigenous Phytopoetics: Plants, Poetry, and  Biocultural Justice. Harvest: Jahangirnagar University Studies in Language and Literature, vol. 38, in press [link]
 
Ecocriticism. The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory (Oxford University Press) [link]

On Becoming Plant-Minded. Co-authored with M. Gagliano & P. Vieira. TEA: The Ethnobotanical Assembly, iss. 9, spring [link]

Fire Ecologies, Human-Tree Relations, and Anthropocene Resistance in Aboriginal Australian Literature. Lamar Journal of the Humanities, vol. 48, 2023, 62–81 [link]


Imagining Plant Percipience: Botanical Futures in the Speculative Fiction of Brian Aldiss and Ursula Le Guin. The Golden Line: A Journal of English Literature, vol. 5, no. 1, 2023 [link]

Solastalgia and Poetic Resilience in the Environmental Imagination of Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner. Co-authored with D. Biswas. Journal of Narrative and Language Studies, vol. 11, iss. 21, 2023, 40–56 [link]

Making Open Scholarship More Equitable and Inclusive. Co-authored with P. Arthur, L. Hearn, N. Menon & L. Khumalo. Publications, vol. 11, iss. 41, 1–17 [link]

The Digital Environmental Humanities (DEH) in the Anthropocene: Challenges and Opportunities in an Era of Ecological Precarity. Co-authored with L. Hearn & P. Arthur. DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

 
Review of Transparent Mountain by Loss Pequeño Glazier. Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics [link
 

2022

Hydropoetics: The Rewor(l)ding of Rivers. River Research and Applications, vol. 38, no. 3, 486–493 [link]
 
Gija Jumulu: Arboreal Ecocriticism and the Australian Boab. Lagoonscapes: The Venice Journal of Environmental Humanities, vol. 2, no. 2, 189–206 [link]

Giba Jagi Binji (With Fire in Your Belly)’: Fire Ecologies and Human-Nature Entanglements in Recent Aboriginal Australian Poetry, 2010–20. Littcrit: An Indian Response to Literature, iss. 94, vol. 48, no. 2, 11–28 [link]

Embracing Comparative Ecocriticism Through Affect: Representations of Tropical Forest Ecologies in Indonesian and Nicaraguan Poetry. Co-authored with E. Liliani. RILE: Revista Interdisciplinar de Literatura e Ecocrítica, vol. 8, no. 1, 126–146 [link]

Towards an Intermedial Vegetal Ethics: Sumatra’s Charismatic Titan Arum and the Spectacularization of Plant Being. RILE: Revista Interdisciplinar de Literatura e Ecocrítica, vol. 8, no. 1, 102–125 [link]
 
Indonesian Character Building Strategy: Planning the Pancasila Student Profile Strengthening Project in Kurikulum Merdeka. Coauthored with F. Nurdyansyah, et al. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Education and Social Science Research (ICESRE), Universitas PGRI Semarang, Indonesia, 362–69 [link]

Editorial, The Environmental Humanities in the Asia-Pacific Region (and Beyond). RILE: Revista Interdisciplinar de Literatura e Ecocrítica, vol. 8, no. 1, 7–14 [link]

Language, Land, and Body: An Indissoluble Nexus. Review of Dadibaajim: Returning Home Through Narrative and Tongues: On Longing and Belonging Through Language. Canadian Literature Review, 31 July [link]


2021

On Becoming Lichen. EuropeNow, Special Issue on ‘Rethinking the Human in a Multispecies World’, iss. 45 [link]

‘That Tree E Listen To You’: Bill Neidjie’s Story About Feeling as Literary Ethnobotany. Tamkang Review: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, vol. 51, no. 1, 57–83 [link]

‘Solitary in Your Rainy Kingdom’: Postcolonial Poetic Narratives of the Southern Beech. JILE: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (RILE: Revista Interdisciplinar de Literatura e Ecocritica) (ASLE-Brazil), vol. 7, no. 1, 7–29 [link]

From the Anthropause to the Pandemic Turn: Emerging Directions in the Environmental Humanities in the Covid-19 Era. Transcript: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 1–32 [link]
 
Environmental Exploitation in the Indonesian Documentary Film Sexy Killers: From the Perspectives of Narrative Analysis and Ecocriticism. Co-authored with Y. Fajar. Proceedings of the First International Conference of the Faculty of Cultural Science, Brawijaya University, Indonesia, 1–8 [link]


2020

Ecocriticism. The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory (Oxford University Press), vol. 28, iss. 1, 21–43 [link]

Writing the Lives of Plants: Phytography and the Botanical Imagination. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, Special Issue on ‘Life Writing in the Anthropocene’, vol. 25, iss. 1, 97–122 [link]

‘A Touch of Recognition’: Wetlands in Australian Poetry. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, vol. 28, iss. 3, 890–916 [link]

‘The Pained and Silent Song of a Branch’: Ecological Precarity in the Poetry of Taufiq Ismail and Khairani Barokka. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 56, iss. 4, 488–502 [link]

Wild Yam Dreaming: The Phytopoetics of Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, vol. 7, no. 1 [link]

Decentring the Human, Imagining the More-than-Human: Poetry, Plants and the New England Region of Australia. Litera: The International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Their Teaching, vol. 19, no. 2, 173–193 [link

Plants, People and Narratives in Southeast Asia: Kampoon Boontawee’s A Child of the Northeast as Literary Ethnobotany. International Journal of Contemporary Humanities, vol. 2, iss. 1, 1–11 [link]
 
Editorial, Issue on Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Southeast Asian Media Studies, vol. 2, iss. 1, iv–vii [link]
 
Editorial, Plant Poetics. Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, vol. 7, no. 1 [link]
 
Review of The Bones of My Grandfather by Esthela Calderón. Plumwood Mountain: An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics, vol. 7, no. 1 [link]

 
2019

Ecocriticism. The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory (Oxford University Press), vol. 27, iss. 1, 100–22 [link]
 
Foreword: Ecocriticism in the Age of Dislocation? Dix-Neuf: Journal of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes, vol. 23, iss. 3–4, 163–70 [link]

Writing the New England Tablelands Region of Australia: Radical Plant Poetry and the Gorge-Text. TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, Special Issue on ‘Writing and Researching (in) the Regions’, 54, 1–18 [link]

‘It Tore My Heart Out’: Environmental Heroism and the Conservation of Wetlands. Peace Studies Journal, vol. 12, iss. 1, 25–42 [link]

Verses of Resistance: The Activist Poetry of Myanmar. Southeast Asian Media Studies, vol. 1, iss. 2, 19–40 [link]
 
Literary Ethnobotany: Biocultural Knowledge of Plants in Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Poetry, 1964–2018. Refereed Proceedings of the Seventh Literary Studies Conference (Rethinking Environmental Issues Through Literature), University of Sanata Dharma, Indonesia, 151–159 [link]
 
‘Rare Orchids Rarer’: Social Media, Digital Ecopoetics, and Environmental Activism in Myanmar. Refereed Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on English Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation (ELTLT), Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia, 119–125 [link]
 
Editorial, Issue on Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Southeast Asian Media Studies, vol. 1, iss. 2, iv–viii [link]
 
Review of Recomposing Ecopoetics: North American Poetry of the Self-Conscious Anthropocene by Lynn Keller. Modern Language Review, vol. 114, iss. 2, 375–76 [link]


2018

Ecocriticism. The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory (Oxford University Press), vol. 26, iss. 1, 1–23 [link]

Toward Transnational Ecocriticism in Southeast Asia: A Reading of Outhine Bounyavong’s ‘Frangipani’. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, vol. 14, iss. 1–2,  1–12 [link]

Abalone in Diasporic Chinese Culture: The Transformation of Biocultural Traditions through Engagement with the Western Australian Environment. Heritage, vol. 1, iss. 1, 1–20 [link]
 
Perth’s Brief Abalone Season is a Time of Delicacies and Danger. Co-authored with L. Chen. The Conversation, December 7 [link]
 
Editorial, What Can Moving Images Do? An Ecological Thinking of the Moving Image. Co-authored with W. Mules, Transformations, vol. 32 [link]
 
Review of Thinking Continental: Writing the Planet One Place at a Time. Landscapes, vol. 8, iss. 1, 1–7 [link]


2017

Biological Processes as Writerly? An Ecological Critique of DNA-based Poetry. Environmental Humanities, vol. 9, no. 1, 129–148 [link]

That Seed Sets Time Ablaze: Vegetal Temporality in Judith Wright’s Botanical Poetics. Environmental Philosophy, vol. 14, iss. 2, 163–189 [link]
 
Poetry as Plant Script: Interspecies Dialogue and Poetic Collaboration in the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. Tranformations: Journal of Media, Culture and Technology, iss. 30, 127–149 [link]

Imagining Plant-like Futures? Vegetal Intelligence in Brian Aldiss’ Hothouse (1962). International Journal of Contemporary Humanities,  vol. 1, iss. 1, 26–33 [link]
 
Heading South: An Embodied Literary History of the Cape to Cape Track and the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Region of South-west Australia. Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia, vol. 8, iss. 1, 44–58 [link]

A Comparative History of Resurrection Plants. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, vol. 19, iss. 2, 1–11 [link]

Nature, Engagement, Empathy: Yijing as a Chinese Ecological Aesthetic. Co-authored with R. Li. Environmental Values, vol. 26, no. 3, 343–364 [link]

An Overview of Ecocriticism in Southeast Asia: Towards Transnational Environmental Literary Scholarship. Proceedings of the Ecocriticism: Local and Global Voices Conference, Vietnam, 141–161, translated to Vietnamese [link]

 
2016

Sacred Ecology of Plants: The Vegetative Soul in the Botanical Poetry of Les Murray. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, vol. 10, no. 4, 459–484 [link]

On the Death of Plants: John Kinsella’s Radical Pastoralism and the Weight of Botanical Melancholia. Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment, vol. 7, no. 2, 113–133 [link]

‘Vegetable Giants of the West’: Plant Ethics in the Photography of Australian Karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor) Forests, 1890 to the Present. Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia, vol. 7, iss. 1, 61–83 [link]

Unnatural Plantscapes: Botanical Heritage and the Indigenous-Exotic Binary in Western Australia. Objet D'Art: International Journal for Museum Studies and Culture, vol. 3, no. 3, 1–18 [link]

Planting the Eco-Humanities? Climate Change, Poetic Narratives, and Botanical Lives. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, vol. 8, iss. 2, 61–70 [link]

The Substance of Memory: Plants, Objects, and Affect. Journal of Literature and Art Studies, vol. 6, iss. 1, 89–99 [link]

Flick(e)ring Cockatoos: New Media as Zoopoetic Space. Ctrl-Z: New Media Philosophy, vol. 6 [link]

Scholarly Ecotones in the Information Landscape. Co-authored with D. Hubbell. Landscapes: The Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language, vol. 7, iss. 1,  1–16 [link]
 
Sowing Seeds: Phyto-criticism and the Botanical Dimensions of Indonesian Literature for Children and Young Adults (LCYA). Refereed Proceedings of the Fourth Literary Studies Conference (Children’s Literature in Southeast Asia), University of Sanata Dharma, Indonesia, 140–146 [link]
 
The Tide's True Daughter: Saya Zawgyi’s The Hyacinth’s Way (Beida Lan) as an Ecological Text. Refereed Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on English Language Teaching, Literature, and Translation (ELTLT), Indonesia, 336–340 [link]
 
Kampoon Boontawee’s A Child of the Northeast as Literary Ethnobotany. In K. Jermsittiparsert, A. Kasayanond, & B. Sheehan (eds), Refereed Proceedings of the 1st National and International Conference on Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences, Thailand, 1–9 [link]
 
Rethinking Botanical Nativism: Oral History, Plant-Based Cultural Heritage and the Indigenous-Exotic Binary in Western Australia (Project Report). The Oral History Australia Journal, 38, 12–17 [link]

 
2015

Sense of Place and Sense of Taste: Thoreau’s Botanical Aesthetics. Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Refereed Journal of HERA (Humanities Education and Research Association), vol. 32, iss. 3, 63–78 [link]

Tolkien’s Sonic Trees and Perfumed Herbs: Plant Intelligence in Middle-earth. Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment, vol. 6, no. 2, 125–141 [link]

‘A Very Striking Parasite’: The Cultural History of the Christmas Tree. Griffith Review, iss. 47, 191–199 [link]

Plant-Art: The Virtual and the Vegetal in Contemporary Performance and Installation Art. Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, vol. 2, iss. 3, 40–57 [link]

Ecodigital Art: Democratization, Globalization and Interdisciplinarity. The International Journal of Environmental Sustainability, vol. 11, iss. 3, 1–9 [link]

Where Fanny Balbuk Walked: Re-Imagining Perth’s Wetlands. Co-authored with D. Brady & C. Kueh. M/C Journal: Media and Culture, vol. 18, no. 6 [link]

‘No More Boomerang’: Environment and Technology in Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Poetry. Humanities, vol. 4, no. 4, 938–957 [link]. Reprinted in K. Thornber and T. Havens (eds), Global Indigeneities and the Environment (MDPI Publishing: Basel, Switzerland, 2016), 222–241 [link]

The Virtual and the Vegetal: Creating a ‘Living’ Biocultural Heritage Archive through Digital Storytelling Approaches. Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, vol. 9, no. 1, 1–10 [link]

Landscapes of Research: Perceptions of Open Access (OA) Publishing in the Arts and Humanities. Co-authored with J. Gross. Publications, vol. 3, iss. 2, 65–88 [link]

This Is Not an Article: A Reflection on Creative Research Dialogues (This Is Not a Seminar). Co-authored with L. Adams, R. Newman-Storen, & C. Kueh. Educational Philosophy and Theory: Incorporating ACCESS, vol 47, iss. 12, 1330–1347 [link]
 
Beyond East Asian Landscapes: A Survey of Ecocriticism in Thai Literary Studies. In J. Strouhal & M. Plaisent (eds), Refereed Proceedings of the International Conference on Trends in Economics, Humanities and Management, Thailand, 26–30 [link]
 
Dharmic Ecologies Down Under: An Ecocritical Perspective on Buddhist Symbolism in Australian Poetry. In M. Broder (ed), Refereed Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Buddhism and Australia, Perth, Australia, 43–51 [link]


2014

Australian Ecopoetics Past, Present, Future: What Do the Plants Say? Cordite Poetry Review and Arc Poetry Magazine, iss. 75, 25–37 [link]

Overland from Perth to Albany: A Journey of Botanical Intrigue. Australian Garden History, vol. 25, iss. 3, 4–9 [link]

Natural Heritage Conservation and Eco-Digital Poiesis: A Western Australian Example. MIA: Media International Australia, no. 153, 88–97 [link]

From Dada to the Browser: Internet Art and the Democratisation of Artistic Production in the Digital Era. The International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies, vol. 12, iss. 1, 41–51 [link]

Hyperreality, Art and Activism in a Postdigital Future. Journal of Literature and Art Studies, vol. 4, iss. 8, 618–634 [link]

The Transformation of Archival Philosophy and Practice through Digital Art. Philosophy Study, vol. 4, iss. 5, 373–390 [link]

Analogue Angels and Digital Diamonds: Tracing the Origins of New Media Art. Philosophy Study, vol. 4, no. 6, 430–448 [link]

Downloading the Commons: Its Role in the Distribution of Art in the Digital Era. Transactions on Digital Art, vol. 14, no. 1, 19–36 [link]

Conserving the Environment through Memory Research: A Case Study of Western Australia. Journal of Global Management Research, vol. 10, no. 2, 19–28 [link]

Toward an Ethics of Reciprocity: Ethnobotanical Knowledge and Medicinal Plants as Cancer Therapies. Humanities, vol. 3, iss. 4, 624–644 [link]

 
2013

Botanical Memory: Exploring Emotional Recollections of Native Flora in the Southwest of Western Australia. Emotion, Space and Society, vol. 8, 27–38 [link]
 
A Poetic Mycology of the Senses: Four Poems on Mushrooms. PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature, vol. 10, iss. 1, 55–66 [link]

‘The Name Blossomed’: Landscapes, Habitats and the Botanical Poetry of South-West Australia. AJE: Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology, vol. 2, iss. 1, 26–42 [link]

Toward a Phen(omen)ology of the Seasons: The Indigenous Weather Knowledge Project. Environment, Space, Place, vol. 5, iss. 1, 103–131 [link]

Stories of Snow and Fire: The Importance of Narrative to a Critically Pluralistic Environmental Aesthetic. Humanities, vol. 2, iss. 1, 99–118 [link]
 
FloraCultures: Conserving Perth’s Botanical Heritage through a Digital Repository. In T. Lee, K. Trees, & R.Desai (eds), Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference: Global Networks-Global Divides: Bridging New and Traditional Communication Challenges [link]
 
Editorial, Overturning the Sudden End: New Interpretations of Catastrophe. Co-authored with J. Taylor, K. Stevenson, & A. Gardiner. M/C Journal: Media and Culture, vol. 16, no. 1 [link]
 
Editorial, Fungi: An Entangled Exploration. Co-authored with A. Pouliot. PAN: Philosophy, Activism, Nature, no. 10, 1–5 [link]
 
The Heritage Values of Anstey-Keane Bush Forever Site: A Personal Reflection. Perth’s Bush Forever Report Card (Urban Bushland Council, West Perth), 54–55 [link]


2012

‘Which to Become’: Encountering Fungi in Australian Poetry. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, vol. 4, iss. 2, 132–143 [link]

Towards Intimate Relations: Gesture and Contact Between Plants and People. PAN: Philosophy Activism Nature, no. 9, 29–36 [link]

The Six Seasons: Shifting Australian Nature Writing Towards Ecological Time and Embodied Temporality. Transformations, iss. 21 [link]

Passive Flora? Reconsidering Nature’s Agency through Human-Plant Studies. Societies, vol. 2, iss. 3, 101–121 [link]

A Poetry of Science or a Science of Poetry? The Speculative Method of Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802). The International Journal of Literary Humanities, vol. 10, iss. 1, 45–57 [link]

Humanity’s Bioregional Places: Linking Space, Aesthetics, and the Ethics of Reinhabitation. Humanities, vol. 1, iss. 1, 80–103 [link]

Narrative Environmental Ethics, Nature Writing, and Ecological Science as Tradition: Towards a Sponsoring Ground of Concern. Philosophy Study, iss. 11, 822–834 [link]

CCA3101/4101 Environmental Humanities: The History of a Unit through an Ecopedagogical Lens. US-China Education Review, vol. 2, iss. 12, 1013–1020 [link]
 
Review of Restless Spirits: The Life and Times of a Wandering Artist. Landscapes, vol. 5, iss. 1, 122–124 [link]
 
Review of Birdlife. Landscapes, vol. 5, iss. 1, 119–121 [link]

 
2011

Recalling Walden: Thoreau’s Embodied Aesthetics and Australian Writings on Place. The Journal of Ecocriticism, vol. 3, no. 2, 43–57 [link]

Cultural Botany: Towards a Model of Transdisciplinary, Embodied and Poetic Research into Plants. Nature + Culture, vol. 6, no. 2, 123–148 [link]

Anthoethnography: Emerging Research into the Culture of Flora, Aesthetic Experience of Plants, and the Wildflower Tourism of the Future. New Scholar, vol. 1, no. 1, 28–40 [link]

Plants, Processes, Places: Sensuous Intimacy and Poetic Enquiry. Axon: Creative Explorations, iss. 1 [link]

Sifting Horticulture from Botany: John Lindley’s ‘A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Swan River Colony’ (1840). Australian Garden History, vol. 23, no. 1, 9–14 [link]

An Unlikely Marriage? Theorising the Corporeality of Language at the Crossroads of Thoreau, Heidegger, and the Botanical World. Philosophy Study, iss. 2, 139–149 [link]

Plants as Objects: Challenges for an Aesthetics of Flora. Philosophy Study, iss. 3, 222–236 [link]
 
Leaves of a Tree? Interweaving the Many Narratives of Southwest Australian Flora. Transactions on Nature, vol. 11, no. 1, 45–60 [link]

Plants, People, and Place: Cultural Botany and the Southwest Australian Flora.
Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, School of Communication and Arts, Edith Cowan University, Australia [read]

Review of Images of the Pacific Rim. Continuum, vol. 25, no. 6, 109–112 [link]
 
Nature Writing for Love of the Earth. Conscious Living, iss. 86, 32–33 [link]

 
2010

Values and Evaluations: Reading for Beauty in John Lindley’s ‘A Sketch of the Vegetation of the Swan River Colony’ (1839–40). The New Critic, iss. 13 [link]

Towards a Corporeal Aesthetics of Plants: Ethnographies of Embodied Appreciation Along the Wildflower Trail. Continuum, vol. 24, no. 4, 543–557 [link]

Not a Bush Flâneur? The Convergent Topographies of Recreational Bushwalking, Floristic Appreciation, and Human Embodiment in the Southwest of Western Australia. Colloquy, iss. 20, 5–32 [link]

Botanic Field Aesthetics: A Methodology of Embodied Research into Indigenous Southwest Flora. Landscapes: The Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language, vol. 4, iss. 1, 96–107 [link]

Green Tropism and the Southwest Australian Flora: From the Green Man to the Ravensthorpe Woman. The International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 8, no. 2, 211–228 [link]
 
Palm-Like Fingers Holding a Coarse Line of Air: Poetic Enquiry into Southwest Australian Flora. Provoking Texts, Curtin University, 1–24 [link]
 
Editorial, On the Theme of ‘Peripatetica’. Landscapes, vol. 4, iss. 1, 1 [link]

 
2009

Why Do Extinctions Matter? Mourning the Loss of Indigenous Flora in the Southwest of Western Australia. Philament, iss. 15, 51–80 [link]

‘Plants That Perform For You?’ From Floral Aesthetics to Floraesthesis in the Southwest of Western Australia. Australian Humanities Review, iss. 47, 117–140 [link]
 
Editorial, Issue on ‘Hydrobotanica’. Landscapes, vol. 3, iss. 2, 1–3 [link]


2003

On Bioregional Place: Linking Space, Aesthetics, and Ethics. Master of Arts Dissertation, Values and the Environment Programme, IEPPP, Lancaster University, UK [link]







 

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