Publications

REFEREED CONTRIBUTIONS

Book

  • K. Greer, Red Coats and Wild Birds: Empire, Science, Nature in the new book series, “Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges,” University of North Carolina Press (forthcoming)

Journal Articles

  • K. Greer, “Zoogeography and imperial defence: tracing the contours of the Nearctic Region in the temperate North Atlantic, 1838-1880s,” Geoforum (forthcoming)
  • K. Greer, “Geopolitics and the avian imperial archive: the zoogeography of region-making in the late 19th-century British Mediterranean,” The Annals of the Association of American Geographers 103, 6 (2013): 1317-1331
  • K. Greer, “Untangling the avian imperial archive,” Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, special issue on Alternative Ornithologies 20 (Spring 2012): 59-71
  • K. Greer, “Ornithology on “the Rock”: territory, fieldwork, and the body in the Straits of Gibraltar in the mid-nineteenth century,” Historical Geography 37 (2009): 26-52
  • K. Greer, “Placing colonial ornithology: imperial ambiguities in Upper Canada, 1791-1841,” Scientia Canadensis 31 1-2 (2008): 85–112
  • K. Greer and L. Cameron, “‘Swee-ee-set, Can-a-da, Can-a-da, Can-a-da’: sensuous landscapes of birdwatching in the eastern provinces, 1900-1939,” Material History Review 62 (Fall 2005): 35-48
  • K. Greer and J. Kay Guelke, “Intrepid naturalists and polite observers: recreational birdwatching and gender in southern Ontario, 1791-1886,” Journal of Sport History 30, 3 (2003): 323-346

Recent Academic Conference Papers

  • K. Greer & A. Smith, “Sugar island of the north: the connected environmental histories of Montreal and the West Indies in the mid to late nineteenth century,” 2nd World Environmental History Conference, Portugal, 9 July 2014
  • K. Greer & A. Smith, “Montreal: sugar island of the north,” Canadian Business and Environmental History Workshop Program, University of Toronto, 23 May 2014
  • K. Greer, A. Csank, K. Calvert, K. Monk & M. Maddison-MacFadyen, “Empire, trees, and climate: re-assembling climatic pasts in the North Atlantic,” Special session: Mixed Methods and Hybrid Epistemologies in Climate Change Research, American Association of Geographers Annual General Meeting, Tampa, FL, 8 April 2014
  • K. Greer, “Museum specimens in the service of empire and science,” Nipissing University MES/MEsc program 21 November 2013
  • A. Smith & K. Greer, “In the shadow of William Henry Seward: Canadian expansionism and the British West Indies in the 1860s,” St Antony’s College, Oxford University, 4 November 2013
  • K. Greer & L. Cameron, “The use and abuse of ecological concepts in environmental history,” American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Toronto April 2013
  • K. Greer “‘The Study of Geography of the Past’: Denaturalizing Faunal Regions and Empire” “Placing History, Historicizing Geography: a Cross-disciplinary Dialogue on the Relations between Geography and History,” A tri-campus University of Toronto Research Workshop March 25-26, 2013
  • K. Greer, “Fauna on the move: mobility, empire, and the (non)human,” North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) 8-11 November 2012, Montreal