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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


@seankheraj @JennBonnell I wrote about animals in public history. No guinea pigs, I am afraid.
6/10
2021
Thrilled to be part of this project. https://t.co/s17fd5ruCJ
6/9
2021
This book sounds so lovely. Out in August from @yalepress, I learned about it thanks to @lithubhttps://t.co/p1Ps9mumxt
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6/7
2021
As Canadians learn about the story of the tragic deaths of 215 children in the residential school in Tk'emlups the… https://t.co/1b9TWDootm
Retweeted by Joanna DeanOver a century ago, the Canadian government was warned about alarming mortality rates among Indigenous children who… https://t.co/Tm3MdpPHG5
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5/30
2021
@brent_bellamy Watch out. We might sell out and move to elf
5/23
2021
1972: “Should trees have standing.” They still don’t. Christopher Stone, environmental scholar who championed fun… https://t.co/oi90NqqS7y
5/20
2021
How a history grad student sorted out the droplet vs aerosol covid conundrum (and bonus: a story about women academ… https://t.co/iCIzIFKlDB
5/16
2021
WHY DO TREES KEEP HAPPENING https://t.co/37MzaITrby
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5/10
2021
just in time for mothers' day in /Environmental History/ - my "Absorbing Waste, Displacing Labor: Family, Environme… https://t.co/daaeSyal6O
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5/9
2021
Beneath the trees where nobody sees... https://t.co/pn8NIC307P
5/8
2021
Wildlife Conservation #6: @naturespast Episode 56: Animal Metropolis with @DeanJoanna and Christabelle Sethna… https://t.co/uxTI59GNcT
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5/3
2021
A lot of interesting animal history here. https://t.co/Q7QWPIOtFR
4/29
2021
@DollyJorgenson, editor of Environmental Humanities, on creating a new article category for critical reflection on… https://t.co/uhDFjJmMefTerrifying discussion about the durability of technospheres, the history of genocidal assemblages, and the need for… https://t.co/BtIt82nHG8Paul N. Edwards on how climate scientists work with zoom-able time and space scales, whereas historians focus on sc… https://t.co/MC3y4vTpRNAndrea Gaynor @enviro_history on fetishist disavowal: “truth rendered inert ... outward acquiescence masks a more f… https://t.co/cmRsbe81HVZoom conferences have their advantages. My view while attending Climate in Context: Historical Precedents and the… https://t.co/ZsB28TVKsr
4/23
2021
Climate History Conference. Opening with a grad student panel. Open to all. https://t.co/Dtqb839F2VNext week: Coronavirus Multispecies Reading Group dialogues w/bat virologist Gary Crameri and anthropologists Lyle… https://t.co/akzOG4rCYK
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4/22
2021
I would go for the title alone https://t.co/1ffYWPC1ka
4/21
2021
Climate history well worth checking out. https://t.co/EfDzevp4VB
4/18
2021
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Retweeted by Joanna DeanSome interesting ideas here: not just radical animism, and the anthropocene, and the roots of the term world, but a… https://t.co/TaI0r70NuC
4/13
2021
@danrueck Oh no.... I wish there was something we could do.
4/12
2021
Hey #envhist and #animalhist this is for you: a postdoc in my department "to lead research activities related to th… https://t.co/REoQGHWnEv
Retweeted by Joanna DeanFolks: the @SaveFairyCreek blockade has been protecting some of the last ancient temperate rainforest on Vancouver… https://t.co/sYDhLmmBdd
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4/9
2021
Canadian (NiCHE) HGIS surfaces in the UK. @JennBonnell @Danny__Mac__ https://t.co/lzySVEtE7L
4/8
2021
Conference: Toward a New Way of Being with Plants, June 17 - 18, 2021, 1:00 - 5:00 pm (US Central time) https://t.co/2DEaAu0xtk #envhum
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4/7
2021
Recently, @DumbartonOaks and @JSTOR Labs released the Plant Humanities Lab (https://t.co/AcnwyD8FzI). We're all eag… https://t.co/SjfM9Zj8Pa
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4/3
2021
@DollyJorgensen @curtrice A recent blog post by the editors of the Canadian Historical Review @LooTina @hayday and… https://t.co/sXXBHXBQCR
4/2
2021
@Jason_L_Newton @arielronid @KatBoniface @BollWeevils @emilypawley Oxen continued to be used in places like New Bru… https://t.co/5ccnX3u6Hk"Here winter was an engine; snow and ice, an industrial lubricant... Ice rationalized the erratic winter workscape… https://t.co/Pnut6r7J7W
3/31
2021
@DaleBarbour Great title!
3/29
2021
More Canadians need to know about this study. One dose is not nearly enough if you’re over 80. https://t.co/TbeGu0gpNC
3/27
2021
Today I realized a childhood dream by becoming lead author of an article in @nature. It coins a new term – the “His… https://t.co/tP4hUhK71p
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3/25
2021
Talking to horses https://t.co/JUTeycXgeG
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3/22
2021
We are watching the live stream of the current Icelandic volcanic eruption: https://t.co/VpvNkUhAGu Awesome. https://t.co/wOQzFZwhTZ
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3/21
2021
My book arrived in physical form today, and I'm feeling pretty proud of myself 💚 https://t.co/0oELJc2W8X
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3/20
2021
@AndreaEidinger She concludes: 1. fellow sessionals: I see you 2. grad students: you deserve better 3. TT professors ....step up @AndreaEidinger asking some hard questions about precarity in the Canadian Historical Association. We should all b… https://t.co/grRAdkV2d4Scientists put numbers to the dance of predator and prey in the North Pacific described so well by @brdemuth and Ry… https://t.co/DtyfphW6lISounds interesting: As slavery expanded... canine attacks were used as a particularly sadistic aspect of racist de… https://t.co/PIuWPDUZSwSuch good company to be in.... critters and scholars alike. https://t.co/3zWNXodt96
3/19
2021
@TinaAdcock I slipped an Innis into my animal history course: Anne Innis Dagg for her incredible giraffe research (and her feminism)
3/15
2021
Companion species https://t.co/AUEYLL8zpD
3/13
2021
Coincidentally my #EnvHist grad class is reading and talking about fire in New Brunswick this morning. They loved a… https://t.co/Qd8ZcRQE5F
3/11
2021
@jeremymilloy @NiCHE_Canada Thanks to @seankheraj and @awatson8381 for mentioning my work. For class see "Social P… https://t.co/5XvS3itTGp
3/9
2021
Despite the wool dogs’ abundance in the early 18th century, they were almost extinct by 1858 and the blankets, too,… https://t.co/CeQYzg2WE7
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2/25
2021
1/ This thread reflects on a recurring problem in discussing the history of #animalstudies, critical animal studies… https://t.co/j5SMUb7EFK
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2/22
2021
On this day in 1982, The Ocean Ranger oil rig capsized, taking the lives of the 84 men aboard. There were no surviv… https://t.co/VFKQKfPGVk
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2/15
2021
A ribbon manufacturer from Saint-Étienne, Félix Thiollier's (1842-1914) melancholy photographs, shaped by the human… https://t.co/I3xHjDEvP9
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2/14
2021
@nikkiskuce @AngelaSterritt @Sneena01 Interesting question. There is only a brief reference in They Called Me Numbe… https://t.co/60ZeIdqrxG
2/13
2021
@LapointeShaw @DFisman Here in Quebec we’ve been fining people. Hefty fines too: $1500 for each of the 15 people at… https://t.co/RJmOliMM4Z
1/8
2020
@JessicaMDeWitt I’m sorry, Jessica.
12/31
2020
@TorCentre @DaveJongUn @MattieV83 @Ruth_HHopkins Canada’s biggest mass hanging took place on November 27 1885, in b… https://t.co/lcMXnMbrf2
12/26
2020
A wombat diversion https://t.co/lnbwVNSXCf
12/24
2020
@DonicaLBelisle @AndreaEidinger @UCalgaryPress does. All free, all online, for everyone.
12/18
2020
@profcronin I found students really engaged when they edited and commented on another student’s draft paper. They… https://t.co/3NvP2IQ2OV
12/10
2020
@MattGoldberg100 @karinlacroix @AbelGustafson @MethodsMaven @ecotone2 @YaleClimateComm @EnvironmentYale Reminds me… https://t.co/IigBVrsZMd
12/2
2020
Tsing: Feral Atlas is aimed at students who no longer want to read.Tsing: there are two "field reports" on Dutch elm disease, each from a different perspective.Tsing: the esthetic is informed by Asian art, especially the children's book, Anno's Journey. (it is beautiful, which matters.) @eloeeze Tsing: the esthetic is informed by Asian art, especially the children's book, Anno's Journey. (it is beautiful, which matters.) @eloeeze it is still on....Tsing: we need to learn to tell terrible stories.And now Donna Haraway is weighing in. #starstruckI should be grading but ... I'm watching Anna Tsing's colloquium with 1,500 others right now. Tsing's introductio… https://t.co/vT5tOGI9AUDo animals see race? Great question from Nancy Jacobs at tonight's ASEH webinar. Interesting answers from Yuko Su… https://t.co/9YoxYuQLu7
10/28
2020
It appears that I have always been an animal historian at heart! (Was it really 20 years ago?) https://t.co/j4RVUBblUB
10/24
2020
At their own sweet wills.... https://t.co/ThIaCbZYsA
10/23
2020
Elephants🐘🐘, Democracy & Racism — the Botswana 🇧🇼Hunting Ban Controversy @IAS_Carleton October 8 by @cu_poliscihttps://t.co/9p0fcH5dGY
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10/6
2020
@jdhamblin Second try: related question:who publishes short academic books? @jdhamblin Related question: who publishes short serious
10/2
2020
Useful thread, as we try to support our students from a distance. @heysciencesam: 🧵 People in their 20s a… https://t.co/HvLJCo0s6c
9/16
2020
We’re delighted to announce our 2020/21 Seminar Series programme! All seminars will be held online at 7pm UK time –… https://t.co/ww0z3oMV8f
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9/2
2020
@DeanJoanna @CUDRG_ @flutistforlife @CNIB @cdsa_aceh https://t.co/81t1ovvr5P
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8/28
2020
@Anastasia_C_Day @HannahRamer2 Is this just an efficient way to make manure tea? Fill the bath tub with manure, ad… https://t.co/ct4r2UZzmB
7/28
2020
A Weddell seal vocalizing while sleeping in Antarctica 💭 Weddells have a wide vocal repertoire, typically making s… https://t.co/XuNgyDrqWW
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7/19
2020
The Lost Art of Growing Blueberries With Fire @atlasobscura https://t.co/a2s0ni5fOh
7/11
2020
Bear history: avoiding humans by going nocturnal over 40 years https://t.co/7XWwIp5AnL https://t.co/EPEhn5ji8X
7/6
2020
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/C48HRKVgpV
3/27
2020

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