January 2022: Dimitris Papadopoulos, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa, and Natasha Myers, eds., Reactivating Elements: Chemistry, Ecology, Practice, Duke University Press.
Late 2021: Stefan Helmreich, Natasha Myers, Sophia Roosth & Michael Rossi (Biogroop), What is Life? Das Neue Alphabet, Spector Books: Leipzig (in German and English)
Carla Hustak et Natasha Myers (2020) Le Ravissement de Darwin: Le langage des plants. Preface par Vinciane Despret et Maylis de Keranagal, translation par Philippe Pignare. Paris: Éditions La Découverte, Les Empêcheurs de Penser en Rond (The French translation of our 2012 essay “Involutionary Momentum”)
(2015) Rendering Life Molecular: Models, Modelers, and Excitable Matter. Durham: Duke University Press. Awarded the 2016 Robert K. Merton Award from the Science, Knowledge and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association.
Podcasts & Interviews
“Are the trees watching us?” Q/A with Natasha Myers, Spike Art Magazine, #65, September 2020
“Becoming Sensor in the Planthroposcene” An interview with Meredith Evans in the Society for Cultural Anthropology, Visual and New Media Review, Fieldsights, July 9, 2020.
“After the fires, are we invited into moral community with trees?” The Minefield Podcast with Waleed Ally and Scott Stephens, ABC Radio National
“What is feminist research, with Natasha Myers“, UC Davis Feminist Research Institute, interview with Lena El-Gabalawy.
Natasha Myers talks Plants and the Planthropocene with Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer | Cultures of Energy Podcast | Episode 12
An Interview on Rendering Life Molecular with Carla Nappi, New Books in STS, New Books Network
A discussion about science and mechanism: Jessica Riskin and Natasha Myers, Interdisciplinary Radio
Let the trees lead (or, seeds for a Planthroposcene), voice and text by Natasha Myers, field recordings and compositions by Ayelen Liberona, Allison Cameron, and Natasha Myers. Commissioned by the Public Art Agency of Sweden, In Forest Intervals/Responding to the Forest’s Call, Stockholm, Sweden September 2020
Root into the Planthroposcene, with Ayelen Liberona, voice and text by Natasha Myers (2019)
Alchemical Cinema, Take 1: Nightfall in an urban oak savannah, with Ayelen Liberona (2017)
Becoming Sensor in an Oak Savannah, with Ayelen Liberona (2015-present), and Allison Cameron (2017)
Essays and Articles
(2020) “Anthropologist as Transducer in a Field of Affects,” in Knowings and Knots: Methodologies and Ecologies of Research-creation, ed. by Natalie Loveless, University of Alberta Press: 97-125.
(2019) “From Edenic Apocalypse to Gardens Against Eden: Plants and People in and after the Anthropocene,” in Infrastructure, Environment, and Life in the Anthropocene, ed. Kregg Hetherington, Duke University Press: 115-148.
(2018) “How to grow livable worlds: Ten not-so-easy steps,” in The World to Come, edited by Kerry Oliver Smith, Harn Museum of Art, Gainsville, Florida, p. 53-63.
(2017) “An anthropologist among artists in the garden,” in Botanical Drift: Protagonists of the Invasive Herbarium, ed by Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll, Berlin: Sternberg Press: 69-72.
(2017) ‘Protocols for an Ungrid-able Ecology: Kinesthetic Attunements for ta More-than-natural History of a Black Oak Savannah,’ in Naturally Postnatural: Catalyst: Jennifer Willet, ed. Ted Hiebert, Catalyst Book Series, Noxious Sector Press: 105-125.
(2017) ‘Becoming Sensor in Sentient Worlds: A More-than-natural History of a Black Oak Savannah‘ in Between Matter and Method: Encounters in Anthropology and Art, ed. Gretchen Bakke and Marina Peterson, Bloomsbury Press: 73-96.
(2017) ‘Ungrid-able Ecologies: Decolonizing the Ecological Sensorium in a 10,000 year-old NaturalCultural Happening,’ Catalyst: Feminism, Theory Technoscience 3(2): 1-24.
(2017) ‘From the Anthropocene to the Planthroposcene: Designing Gardens for Plant/People Involution,’ History and Anthropology 28 (30): 297-301.
(2017) ‘Photosynthetic Mattering: Rooting into the Planthroposcene‘ in Moving Plants, edited by Line Marie Thorsen, Rønnebæksholm Press: 123-129.
(2016) ‘Photosynthesis,’ in ‘Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen,’ eds Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian, Theorizing the Contemporary, Cultural Anthropology Website, January 21, 2016.
(2015) ‘Conversations on Plant Sensing: Notes from the Field,’ NatureCulture 03: p. 35-66.
(2015) The Politics of Care in Technoscience, a Special Issue of Social Studies of Science, edited by Aryn Martin, Natasha Myers, and Ana Viseu. With essays by Michelle Murphy, Astrid Schrader, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa, Ana Viseu, and commentary by Martha Kenny, Kelly Ladd, Melissa Atkinson-Graham, Emily Simmonds, and Cameron Murray.
(2015) ‘Amplifying the Gaps between Climate Science and Forest Policy: The Write2Know Project and Participatory Dissent’ in Canada Watch, Special Issue on ‘The Politics of Evidence‘, edited by Colin Coates with Guest Editors Jody Berland and Jennifer Dalton. A Politics of Evidence Working Group and Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Joint Publication.
(2015) ‘Edenic Apocalypse: Singapore’s End-of-Time Botanical Tourism,’ in Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments, and Epistemologies, edited by Heather Davis and Etienne Turpin (Open Humanities Press).
(2015) ‘Write2Know: Amplifying the Silences of Muzzled Scientists and Performing Participatory Democracy’ Centre for Imaginative Ethnography, Responding to Current Events Series
(2014) ‘Rendering Machinic Life,’ in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited, edited by Michael Lynch, Steve Woolgar, Janet Vertesi, and Catelijne Coopmans (MIT Press): 153-176.
with Carla Hustak (2012) ‘Involutionary Momentum: Affective Ecologies and the Sciences of Plant/Insect Encounters‘ in differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies 23(3): 74-117. Special Issue “Feminist Theory Out of Science” edited by Sophia Roosth and Astrid Schrader.
(2012) ‘Dance Your PhD: Embodied Animations, Body Experiments and the Affective Entanglements of Life Science Research’, Body & Society 18 (1): 151-189. Special issue on Animation and Automation, edited by Jackie Stacey and Lucy Suchman.
with Joseph Dumit (2011) ‘Haptic Creativity and the Mid-Embodiments of Experimental Life’ in Mascia-Lees, Fran (ed), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (Wiley-Blackwell): 239-261.
(2011) ‘Poaching Mushrooms: Lessons from the Matsutake Worlds Research Group.’ Kroeber Anthropological Society Papers 99/100: 139-141
(2010) ‘Pedagogy and Performativity: Rendering Lives in Science in the Documentary Naturally Obsessed: The making of a scientist.’ Isis: Focus Section on Performing Science, 101 (4): 817–828.
(2009) ‘Performing the Protein Fold’, in Turkle, Sherry (ed), Simulations and Its Discontents (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press).
(2008) ‘Molecular Embodiments and the Body-work of Modeling in Protein Crystallography’, Social Studies of Science 38/2: 163-199.
(2006) ‘Animating Mechanism: Animations and the Propagation of Affect in the Lively Arts of Protein Modeling’, Science Studies 19/2: Special Issue on the Future of Feminist Technoscience: 6-30.
(2005) ‘Visions for Embodiment in Technoscience’, in Tripp, Peggy and Linda Muzzin (eds), Teaching as Activism: Equity Meets Environmentalism (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press): 255-67.