Scientist/Artist: Experimenting, Reflecting, Creating
A scientist trains his eye on art.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Subtle landscapes: Invisible landscapes
Last week the host of my guesthouse near Anuradhapura showed me an ants' nest built from leaves....
Friday, October 2, 2015
Dry Jaffna, Wet Jaffna, Old Jaffna. Questions in Cultural Landscape Ecology
Jaffna is one of the oldest places in Sri Lanka. There is evidence that it was inhabited in early pr...
Warming to Jaffna: motion and emotion
Jaffna was my favorite place in Sri Lanka when I visited in 2013. It's hot place. Hot food, hot ...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Landscapes in Transition
My Fulbright project takes a broad view of landscapes in transition around Sri Lanka. Landing in Jaf...
Sunk in silt or: Some say seep, others say tsunami
It has rained for a couple of days now-perfect timing because we wanted to get to Rajarata at the en...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Just desilting the tanks is not enough!
Over the past several days we have had numerous opportunities to speak with villagers here in the Dr...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Deeper than I ever expected
Janet and I have been greeted by Sri Lankan colleagues and students with a kind of generous trust an...
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