Melanie Doherty

Melanie Doherty is an Associate Professor of English at Wesleyan College. 

Essays by this author

#clusterMucks: Iterating synthetic-ecofeminisms

2015-08-02

In the course of examining a number of key concepts in New Materialism, eco-criticism, and feminist philosophy, Melanie Doherty delves into Jamie Skye Bianco’s digitally generated “postnature writing.” Doherty’s rich knowledge of contemporary ecofeminist debates helps to contextualize Bianco’s hybrid performance-based works that draw upon a database of philosophical texts and landscapes, like the Salton Sea and Dead Horse Bay, that have been marred by histories of human misuse.