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Joanna Dean @DeanJoanna Cantley, Québec

Historian of plants, animals, and climate. Idles with horses. Settled uneasily on Algonquin land.

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Joined Twitter 4/29/11


30 years ago, a loser walked into an University in Montréal, separated genders and gunned down 14 women. My aunt su… https://t.co/QhAP2hdUcl
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12/7
2019
Join author Jenn Thornhill Verma for the Ottawa launch of her new book, Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfound… https://t.co/f5FTcklAQX
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12/2
2019
"In the company of flowers we know happiness. In the company of trees we are able to think, they foster meditation.… https://t.co/nuzVShHqZS
Retweeted by Joanna Dean @LauraMadokoro @nedasoc @SZembrzycki Dolly Jorgensen on human and animal (musk ox) migration in Susan Nance’s Histo… https://t.co/AtlaQolAG6
11/28
2019
Paul Theroux on knowing geese, and especially one goose, in the #LRB: https://t.co/2ckdNeix0N via @LRB
11/24
2019
Thank you! https://t.co/mvJIfaLmVe @AdelePerry The CBC still has the old thematic clusters visible. The one on the suburbs is rich : “so long city, hello suburbs”
11/22
2019
I've long said I bet there are likely incredible scientific discoveries lurking in unread file boxes in the bowels… https://t.co/XiuosRTqL7
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11/18
2019
Recently, I've transformed my thinking about the human history of #ClimateChange. My field, #ClimHist, tends to emp… https://t.co/y0gBx6ILOT
Retweeted by Joanna Dean⁦@DollyJorgensen⁩ on ghosts behind glass ⁦@CUHistoryDept⁩ in Ottawa https://t.co/OtremGD7FG“To write about the pine tree, become one with the pine tree.” Matsuo Basho
Retweeted by Joanna DeanToday at Carleton: Spectres of Extinction: Ghosts in the Museum https://t.co/tDtuxB7zTE
11/11
2019
Thanks @DollyJorgensen for telling such good stories. And thanks @OctopusBooks for your support. See you both agai… https://t.co/dNOlHwizZJ
11/10
2019
Observations on Ottawa's @MuseumofNature https://t.co/ShuVmLSzTeTalk TODAY at 2 PM launching @DollyJorgensen's histories of longing and belonging. "Rich in lore on self-castratin… https://t.co/Ctmpb9zsGp
11/9
2019
@lindstorian on equine volition: what does cavalry history look like from the horses’ perspective #tracesoftheanimalpast @CatherineMcNeur on the erasure of a female entomologist and bug she studied: dealing with uncertainty. #tracesoftheanimalpast @JennBonnell honeybees are more wild than tame; their uncontainability means they mediate between apiarists and the… https://t.co/hSx2bYDDqZ @EmilyWakild : llamas (and their cousins) are what you find when you are looking for something else. #tracesoftheanimalpast
11/8
2019
@aarobichaud on data visualization: it should be an experiment not an illustration; it should take risks; and the p… https://t.co/iOflTEGs41Fabulous animal history workshop here at York U. I can’t tweet and think but follow #tracesoftheanimalpast for thos… https://t.co/Jpa6fHt5VOSo many animal historians in one room https://t.co/BpKg0dzOdQ
11/7
2019
@mikemoe4 @queenofpeat @peatofmind @wetland_GHG @LindoLab @ScootJD @DavidOlefeldt @CarolynG_22 @fen_fatale I can't… https://t.co/cWThxbSYna @CathrynPearce @mica_amy The muskeg seems almost to be defined by difficult crossing 1865 N.-W. Passage by Land… https://t.co/zM1AOGQmGY
11/6
2019
@queenofpeat @peatofmind @wetland_GHG @LindoLab @ScootJD @DavidOlefeldt @CarolynG_22 @fen_fatale But I wonder -- is… https://t.co/CLQYGusR6G @seankheraj 1834 H. R. Schoolcraft Narr. Exped. Itasca Lake 124 A large portion of the wide area of its [sc.… https://t.co/TtoXUBPia8 @seankheraj 1806 A. Henry Jrnl. 8 July (1988) I. 193 We passed through three most abominable ugly Mashquegies… https://t.co/5ctX1OU9zo @seankheraj 1775 Cumberland House Jrnls. 3 Sept. in Publ. Hudson's Bay Rec. Soc. (1951) 14 6 We passed over o… https://t.co/bFsSeZYlI7 @seankheraj Now I have to look this up and..... according to the OED, the term Muskeg is derived from from multiple… https://t.co/eGxIJ0olPP @queenofpeat I am a historian so I was thinking of the name (and the idea) of muskeg. I think the ecosystem is stu… https://t.co/vHY4inHLtz @StevenH11249987 @TinaAdcock Agreed! I teach it too.Thread. I don’t think the muskeg has this resonance in Canada. Or does it? https://t.co/Mo23zC6v3T @HannahPalsa Thanks. I agree about Baratay. He should be translated. @LooTina Entirely accidental! But fitting. @HannahPalsa Fabulous set of animal history books. But now I want to see the French articles you really want to use… https://t.co/qDwpmQprMw
11/5
2019
@ProfWalsh2003 @DollyJorgensen @CU_History And she is launching her book "Recovering Lost Species in the Modern Age… https://t.co/Uj1dulXpkCLooking forward to hearing @DollyJorgensen talk: The Spectre of Extinction: Confronting Ghosts in the Museum on Mon… https://t.co/lNXtBYsfr1Excited to be bringing @DollyJorgensen in for book launch this Saturday! Recovering Lost Species in the Modern Age… https://t.co/1PYSng2j4b
11/4
2019
"I had been in the Arctic for two days when the bear chose not to turn on the trail and end me with a swat of his p… https://t.co/blHmr6lpz6
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10/28
2019
@katebcarp Thanks for starting this discussion. When we check out "popular environmental history books" on goodrea… https://t.co/GrtrsHgQ6P
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10/27
2019
A great longread on David Attenborough and his subtle shift from nature documentaries to environmental films… https://t.co/4yCguu9S5l
Retweeted by Joanna DeanThread and comments on teaching climate change. https://t.co/50vloAFK10On CBC the Star's @ChantalHbert predicts this will be the last Canadian election where a major party runs without a… https://t.co/Jd1PH5DruX
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10/22
2019
@dairpo Don’t tempt me!Good essay on trees, time, materiality and why we privilege mobility over boundedness. what can an embodied histor… https://t.co/lQeQMovfUx#Bionostalgia The hunt for Japan’s ‘ghost’ wolves https://t.co/D8rApbsIqS
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10/18
2019
@MicahMuscolino Award winning MA work @cristina__wood https://t.co/C1IVIroNgZDays are numbered for Regent Park’s trees https://t.co/Wr5OtX8SuG
10/15
2019
@DiLeed @metaleptic @carrie_gee Her Moss book is also fabulousGood advice, not just in Canada. https://t.co/6kIJIzP7kh @alanmaceachern I asked for more images than I really needed. Then it wasn’t an issue when I found more in the archives
10/6
2019
@ianmilligan1 @stillots1 Also in Ottawa. Introverts striking everywhere"45 per cent of Gatineau and just 31 per cent of Ottawa is green" Via @Danny__Mac__ https://t.co/EAJ1zWVAtl @Danny__Mac__ I hadn't.... thank you!
9/28
2019
Ottawa climate strike (and in red my reason for being there) https://t.co/FBmSyMgMFIStaredown. @GretaThunberg https://t.co/eOU6NInPqc
Retweeted by Joanna DeanNigel Rothfels is always worth reading. Have modern zoos really put their history behind them? – https://t.co/5ov3v5tjQ4 via @aeonmag
9/27
2019
@ChamplainPark @Debra_I_H
9/26
2019
Memories of the project that absorbed my last sabbatical. The bur oak tree section is still on display -- at Ottawa… https://t.co/He4an9EH4c
9/25
2019
@elisehunchuck Or watch the magical documentary: Nightingales In Berlin.
9/23
2019
Paying attention to Vancouver’s trees... https://t.co/U93vNLXN5e109 entries suggested by 56 people: A reading list on forests, wonderfully curated by so many of you (!) and hastil… https://t.co/GmGeOnIFtB
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9/22
2019
“There is a magic machine that sucks carbon out of the air, costs very little, and builds itself. It’s called....a… https://t.co/BHkhgLSozY
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9/19
2019
The summer 2019 special gardening issue of Women’s History is now available 🌱🌼 Incl @rebeccaxpreston and me on ‘Cul… https://t.co/dn79H8uCrr
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9/6
2019
Imagine the magic of the fact that we get to coexist with trees https://t.co/NqVjDTFJnp
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9/2
2019
Also mice on the moon https://t.co/KqDvaIqS7l
9/1
2019
And when will it get to North America? Looking forward to reading this. https://t.co/TBzUvQtzM6 @franrbell Anya zilberstein, A temperate empire: making climate change in Early America has a chapter on how differ… https://t.co/RsMyCh8CqqReally looking forward to this gathering with @JasonColby2, @DeanJoanna, @hritvo, @DollyJorgensen, @seankheraj,… https://t.co/mwuv1E3sxK
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8/30
2019
@ColinMCoates @JennBonnell @LooTina @JohnSandlos @DagenaisMichele In reference to melting glaciers, McGregor asks,… https://t.co/bwv5TEZ4B6 @ColinMCoates @JennBonnell @LooTina @JohnSandlos @DagenaisMichele Now I have to read the last chapter by Heather Mc… https://t.co/zqkNVWx8WS @ColinMCoates Reviewed by Jenny Clayton, who says nice things about my chapter, "A Gendered Sense of Nature," (on… https://t.co/ckaUM2ah89A long and perceptive review of The Nature of Canada, edited by @ColinMCoates and Graeme Wynn. Deep time to time… https://t.co/Orc8BMaT0l
8/27
2019
@DrWorsTen @ScrivenerSmith Right. That’s what was so alarming: we have no way of knowing if our blueberries come fr… https://t.co/yi5BronYia @mcookhistory You’re probably safe in Australia. Probably.Worth a listen. Guaranteed to make you stop eating blueberries from Europe. https://t.co/pPxHigDpZtThe Djab Wurrung say that the trees carry their DNA. The trees are their bloodline. Now, they’re being chopped down… https://t.co/xuhwH1mUko
Retweeted by Joanna DeanWonderful to see Sarah Hamilton win the award for best book in European environmental history at #eseh2019 for her… https://t.co/dShrO9b7Sx
Retweeted by Joanna DeanWe also saw this textile mill in Narva, and a river and a castle. https://t.co/fk8hlCX0ShBut the noise and heat and smell were overwhelming. Oil shale is heated to between 700 and 1400 degrees to extract… https://t.co/pLvuHovVeuWe were warned... https://t.co/xrvXxae7JrThen we climbed to the top of this 1946 factory. Still operating https://t.co/4TSXevEL4iThen we saw the reforestation. https://t.co/uF9hs93EMRSome historians went to a park. Erki Tammiksaar took us on an unforgettable tour of an operating oil shale factory.… https://t.co/MIoytUUUAOEastern Estonia: Industrial and coastal environments. The best part of every environmental history conference is th… https://t.co/ulmuttLhEz
8/25
2019
At #ESEH2019 @enviro_history pays tribute to the wonderful scholar, mentor & friend @LibbydeQ who has made such an… https://t.co/5KbKFTHVF5
Retweeted by Joanna DeanSpruce and carrot beer. Do all European conferences brew their own beer? https://t.co/S3BGMh0lCDAnd everyone on the #eseh plenary agrees. More gender! @enviro_history at the #ESEH plenary: why is there so little history of emotions in environmental history @DollyJorgensen at the #ESEH2019 plenary: why is there so little gender history in environmental history? Next up… https://t.co/2455ndOD48
8/23
2019
I know which museum exhibit I am going to in Helsinki : Dogs at Finnish Customs | https://t.co/Izjql0I2IJLooking forward to talking about gender and Greenpeace with at ESEH 2019: Boundaries in/of Environmental History… https://t.co/pHaw5nhoF3
8/18
2019
❤️❤️❤️🐶🐶🐶✨✨✨ #vanpoli #cdnpoli https://t.co/ogx6ECBWDY
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8/3
2019
Hammy Hamster was part of the TV show “Tales Of The Riverbank” created by 2 Canadian CBC editors, but was turned do… https://t.co/BJc6OsMJ5q
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8/1
2019
Me and whales #MarEnvHist #whaleshistory #WCEH2019 https://t.co/cWcN6lQnwT
Retweeted by Joanna DeanMarvelous start to Day 2 of #wceh2019 with Sandra Swart's paper "Shape-shifting: animals, identity and people in so… https://t.co/yrRxMcht3f
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7/24
2019
Love the way that the open access is right up front (also the rest of the cover design, and, of course, the subject) https://t.co/eKnrK8JxzVThread, the best one I've seen on this issue (w thx to @DollyJorgensen) https://t.co/JKoyJ83Dvd
7/16
2019
@JessicaMDeWitt @NiCHE_Canada Try Susan Nance.
7/13
2019

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