Graduate Profiles

Macleod, Janine


Email:

  • janinem@yorku.ca

  • Year Entered: 2008

    Student Info

    Comprehensive Areas

    • Critical theory and environmental media studies
    • Ecocritical methodologies
    • The (hydro)commons and the common world

    Committees

    Cate Sandilands (Chair), Peter van Wyck (Concordia), Stefan Kipfer

    Previous Education

  • B.A. Humanistic Studies (McGill University)
  • M.E.S. Faculty of Environmental Studies (York University)
  • Publications

    Publications

    • MacLeod, J. 2007. "Las culturas en solucion" ("Culture in Solution"), trans. Dr. Saul Cano, in Hydros. Mexico City: Landucci S.A. de C.V., 14 pages
    • MacLeod, J. 2007. "Escrito en al agua o breve historia de la persistenica quimica" ("Writing on Water, or, A Brief History of Chemical Persistence"), trans. Dr. Saul Cano, in Hydros. Mexico City: Landucci S.A. de C.V., 12 pages
    • MacLeod, J. 2007. "Forgotten, But Not Gone: Can the Conservatives' new plan solve the long-neglected problem of chemical pollution?" The Walrus. 4 (3), April: 34-37
    • MacLeod, J. 2001. "Natural Gas, Global Warming and the Georgia Strait Crossing Project," The Columbia Journal, 6(1), March: 5

    Services & Experience

    Services & Experience

    Academic Service

    2008-2009 PhD Representative, Faculty Council, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    Teaching Experience

    • 2008-2009 Teaching Assistant, ENVS 1200 – Taking Action: Engaging People and the Environment, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
    • 2004-2005 Teaching Assistant, ENVS 1000 – Perspectives in Environmental Studies, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference Presentations

    • 2009 Water, Memory, Chemical Persistence: Walter Benjamin and the Aqueo-Temporalities of Advanced Capitalism, Environmental Studies Association of Canada, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ottawa
    • 2005 Culture in Solution: Mythical and Contemporary Interpenetrations of Water and Mind, 4th International Water History Association Conference - Water and Civilization, Paris, France# 2008-2009 Teaching Assistant, ENVS 1200 – Taking Action: Engaging People and the Environment, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    Why FES?

    I was drawn to FES for its commitment to interdisciplinarity, its warm community of activists, its openness to the convergence of arts practice and academic enquiry, and for its concentration of expertise and scholarly activity in the fields of environmental cultural studies and environmental humanities.