Dr. Heidi Hutner is Director of Environmental Humanities at Stony Brook University, where she teaches about Environmental literature, film and media. Read more of her work at her blog, Ecofeminist and Mothering Ruminations. Follow her at Twitter: @HeidiHutner.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:23am
A Mothers’ Movement for Future Generations
Eighteen years ago, a year after my mother's death from lymphoma and heart disease—almost to the day—I was diagnosed with cancer: Hodgkin's disease. Five years prior to my diagnosis, my dad also died after a long battle with melanoma. It metastasized to his brain.
Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 11:10am
Thanksgiving Victories and Some Leftovers
President Obama put off the Tar Sands and Keystone XL Pipeline decision -- which Bill McKibben thinks will effectively kill the plan. Thanks to the thousands who have worked tirelessly on this issue at and with 350.org , a major victory was won. Thank you, in particular, to the leader of the fight to stop the Tar Sands pipeline -- Bill McKibben (author of The End of Nature and Eaarth ) -- and thank you to all the activists who marched, went to jail, and more.