RESEARCH THEMES

This EJ/CJ Digital Hub supports and publicizes the work of our constituent public scholars, each situated by their own thematic research areas.

In addition to research conducted by the constituent projects and scholars, our cluster supports speakers, conferences and research endeavors organized by colleagues here on campus and with colleagues throughout the University of California system and around the world.

ENVIRONMENTAL CRITICISM & CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

Alenda Chang, Department of Film & Media Studies

WIREFRAME STUDIO – Home of Green Games and the cyborg VJ Um Amel at UC Santa Barbara

Leading an innovative form of humanities-based inquiry that explores digital media through critically and theoretically informed collaborative design practices, UCSB Film and Media Studies Professors Laila Shereen Sakr and Alenda Chang established Wireframe Studio in 2017.

CLIMATE JUSTICE SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

John Foran, Departments of Sociology & Environmental Studies

Reimagining Radical Climate Justice, in Paul Wapner and Hilal Elver, eds. Reimagining Climate Change (Routledge 2016).

The First Draft of History:  Thirty-Four of the Best Pieces on the Paris Agreement, January 4, 2016 (pdf)

ENVIRONMENT & SOCIETY, INFRASTRUCTURE & ADAPTATION, CLIMATE JUSTICE STUDIES

ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES

Ken Hiltner, Departments of English and Environmental Studies

Environmental Humanities

Literature and the Environment

Nearly Carbon Neutral Conferences

ONGOING RESEARCH

Visit Ken Hiltner’s UC Climate Champion page at the UC Office of the President (UCOP)

CRITICAL INDIGENOUS STUDIES, GENDER STUDIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

INFRASTRUCTURAL INEQUALITIES, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, CRITICAL RACE STUDIES

Elana Faye Resnick

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, UCSB

Director, Infrastructure Inequalities Research Group (IIRG), UCSB

Publications