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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


Haven't seen anything like it and am concerned about the longer term and more general implications of this. https://t.co/CtJwIpesWE
Retweeted by Joanna DeanIt's been striking to see how COVID's societal impacts have been gendered. As other journals have reported, my co-e… https://t.co/qswFXPYFDM
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7/1
2020
the boy thinks he holds the horse but secretly the horse is holding him https://t.co/nrwQuP4wFZ
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6/29
2020
a great initiative, from the best little bookstore in Ottawa. https://t.co/P1BLryMcVP
6/4
2020
Why are there no interdisciplinary departments for the Study of Climate Change in our universities? The only progr… https://t.co/YmWSzUWBVB
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6/3
2020
Ah, what an age it is When to speak of trees is almost a crime For it is a kind of silence about injustice Que son… https://t.co/wxu0ADMyzf
6/2
2020
forest mystery https://t.co/oZOiKsOyXS
5/10
2020
We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for Animal History Online! Join us on Friday 19 June for… https://t.co/JhXF0QKxug
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5/8
2020
We are looking for your help! Please complete our brief anonymous global survey on the role of nature in supporting… https://t.co/QvKXOWHeLO
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5/6
2020
the tenderness and strength of new leaves. #spring #springleaves https://t.co/S5pac4mgGR
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4/25
2020
I'm looking for great readings on the history of dogs as technology - especially interested in anything that deals… https://t.co/Er7QHkCKhr
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4/24
2020
On grass, Mongolia and poetry: knowledge barred from the space of secular modernity can be let in by the sidebar of… https://t.co/cpazYVZiJGAlso, if you come across any medical textbook pre 1950 from in a discard pile or at a garage sale (you know, after… https://t.co/c1L7TGzH74
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4/23
2020
Final two paragraphs of ARUNDHATI ROY’s FT essay today. It’s what we choose https://t.co/qQpjuCHUWg
Retweeted by Joanna DeanI've been getting calls nightly from prisons across the country. Tonight was the women's minimum-security Fraser Va… https://t.co/yHHHYRnYp2
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4/5
2020
Is there a word for a tree with which one has a special relationship over a long time? Am trying to write about a c… https://t.co/vUOYeQJlQ8
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4/3
2020
@VeldonCoburn It is disturbing and political (interesting how similar roadblocks have not been imposed around Montr… https://t.co/yhVujJKCQk
4/1
2020
A thread of temptations: quirky animal books from @reaktionbooks. https://t.co/C48HRKVgpVThe history of Purell in two versions. https://t.co/YiUQNkeynh
3/27
2020
@Anastasia_C_Day Here is some advice about how to talk about people so they will listen: https://t.co/3OOvUL4OcF.
3/25
2020
"Trees already know how to protect one another with distance. In a phenomenon called “crown shyness,”... https://t.co/AcOphm4dbPBeautiful drawing by artist Sara Paglia #medtwitter #WomenInMedicine #Meded https://t.co/WOlEpveX0l https://t.co/Qs0dm54q0z
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3/24
2020
Yet another argument for urban forests, which demonstrably reduce fine particulate matter. https://t.co/8B7WtTLFoa
3/22
2020
@jburnford Polio is what my 87 year old mother is comparing this to. Swimming pools closed. Ventilators. And fear.
3/21
2020
It’s nice to remember that magnolias are ancient. Dinosaurs wandered beneath them. They’re pollinated by beetles be… https://t.co/KdIxdTzy8n
Retweeted by Joanna DeanAnd now the Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting cancelled as well...Really sorry to see the Big Berks 2020 cancelled. All the hard work, all the amazing abstracts... See the draft pro… https://t.co/SkXvbZnnWZ
3/19
2020
Pine tree near flooded Czech village voted European tree of the year https://t.co/0i7JTbbgjL
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3/18
2020
@david_tough Restaurants here in Quebec have to reduce capacity by half and seat people at every other table.
3/15
2020
Historians: please read, share and consider signing this letter in support of our precarious colleagues. https://t.co/BhTvvSgbfc
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3/11
2020
I teach hybrid online courses, and this thread is exactly my experience. I would add that online does not have to… https://t.co/YBWrGhHPiw
3/10
2020
It seems obvious when you think about it, but I never realized that trees all contain the images of their past selv… https://t.co/sQMtq7BuXD
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3/7
2020
daily dose of polar bears @InuitArtFdn #art #animals https://t.co/pySWs9lWuw
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3/1
2020
Interesting academic position centring indigenous knowledge with one foot in museum world. Open to humanities. https://t.co/3cSkqR2iE2
2/27
2020
Debating pollarding: French skill, English envy (and those uneducated North Americans) https://t.co/OtX0jsAKvc
2/25
2020
@MatthewBattles What about horsepower?Protests in Ottawa. #WetsuwetenSolidarity https://t.co/X3BnuawlSi
2/24
2020
'They define the continent': nearly 150 eucalypt species recommended for threatened list https://t.co/FUQ47ZZkiy
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2/22
2020
#envhist & Colombian Exchange humour in The Far Side (I love the white horse’s expression) https://t.co/y4PDK0Jkaf
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2/20
2020
What a list. To amplify the voices of 10 women and keep it going: @cristina__wood @TinaAdcock @mica_amy @LooTinahttps://t.co/Om5OB5RS54
2/19
2020
Kinda wish I could edit a few details but they got the gist of it: "Trees aren't just pretty objects that we put u… https://t.co/1KYTZMrFIsAnd now CBC has turned my interview into a story. Thanks @RobynBresnahan @OttawaMorning @CBCOttawa https://t.co/0VMnEbsE7rMy historian colleague @DeanJoanna argues (via fantastic stories) that we need to understand human conflicts with t… https://t.co/NKU4jCRuIG
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2/18
2020
And here is the recording: Ottawa Morning with Robyn Bresnahan - Feb. 11, 2020: Urban Tree Canopy https://t.co/PAewfo1gwU
2/12
2020
Tmrw! Do natural spaces in urban environments contribute to the health of a city & its citizens? Tues@7, our Health… https://t.co/tfQiN4zjNL
Retweeted by Joanna Deanif anyone is up at 6:45 AM Tuesday, I will be talking to CBC Morning about trees that caused trouble: the menace (a… https://t.co/HMhceX43ot
2/10
2020
Cities are vital to Canada, but they also pose challenges to air quality, tree coverage and more. On Feb. 11 join… https://t.co/Nko2VkUBwR
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2/5
2020
@finnarne book color was a critical identifier in my Zotero entries.
1/27
2020
Threads like this one are why I am still on Twitter. https://t.co/8vQYN3aKHv
1/13
2019
A graphic history of the eucalyptus in California https://t.co/QI9sxGrvRM
12/17
2019
Tasmania's flowering giants: 'We will never see such trees again' https://t.co/914LT83XAS
12/16
2019
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 fabulous
10/6
2019

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