The Australian Association for Maritime History has announced the winner of the 2019 Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book prize, and Wild Sea was on the shortlist – yay!
Just discovered this wonderful review of Wild Sea by Jean McNicol published in History Today (UK), Vol. 69 Issue 9, September 2019. The reviewer is the author of Ice Diaries: An Antarctic Memoir (ECW, 2016).
Delighted to have contributed to Narissa Bax, Camilla Novaglio, Kimberley H Maxwell, et al, ‘Ocean resource use: building the blue economy’, a multi-disciplinary paper developed as part of the Future Seas project (www.futureseas2030.org). It has been accepted for publication in the Future Seas special issue in Reviews in Fish Biology & Fisheries to be published … More Building the blue economy
A great day of presentations from a wide range of perspectives on the theme of environmental violence. Here’s a link to my presentation Ice Memory – exploring the human and natural histories of sea ice: https://youtu.be/1oGo7ax9vxohttps://www.google.com.au/url?
Review: McCann “The Southern Ocean” 021 Sep 2020Australia, Book Reviews, Environmental History, Ocean history, Ocean Science, Oceanography and environmental monitoring, Polynesia, South Atlantic, South Pacificby Meaghan Walker Joy McCann. Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean. University of Chicago Press, 2019. ISBN: 9780226622385, Hardback $28.00USD, 256 pages, 9 colour plates, 8 halftones, and 8 maps. By Erin Becker In Wild Sea: A History of the … More New review of Wild Sea
Review by Lucy Jakub for Harper’s Magazine, March 2020 Discussed in this essay: Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean, by Joy McCann. University of Chicago Press. 256 pages. $28.The Curious Life of Krill: A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World, by Stephen Nicol. Island Press. 216 pages. $30.Vanishing Fish: Shifting Baselines and … More ‘A view to krill: the first history of the most remote ocean’
University of Chicago Press stand at the London Book Fair
Feeling very honoured to have Wild Sea shortlisted for the ACT Book of the Year 2019 and to receive a ‘Highly Commended’ award at the announcement by the ACT Minister for Arts, Creative Industries and Cultural Events on 6 February.
I spent an inspiring afternoon at the ANU today, where the School of History celebrated recent books produced by staff, students and visitors (like me). So many great books: Mark Dawson, Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, c.1600-1750 (Alex Cook) Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott (eds), Everyday Revolutions: Remaking Gender, … More A celebration of history