Place as Present: Revisited

This post originally appeared on Environmental History Now. “I MAY CONTINUE IN ACADEMIA, AND I MAY NOT. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE THIS UNCERTAINTY FEELS LIKE FREEDOM.” I ended my original Problems of Place essay with this quote last December. I was overwhelmed by the reception to this piece at the time. My…

Climate, GOODMAN, AMY

This is the 133rd post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (September 9, 2019 – September 15, 2019): Nearly 2 Million People in…

Environmental, Sept, American

This is the 132nd post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (September 2, 2019 – September 8, 2019): Reading List | Race, Space,…

Comps Notes: Dippie’s Custer’s Last Stand

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. Custer’s Last Stand: The Anatomy of an American Myth Brian W. Dippie Brian W. Dippie, Custer’s Last Stand: The Anatomy…

Amazon, Delivery, Drivers

This is the 131st post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (August 26, 2019 – September 1, 2019): 2/n Basically, why don’t we…

Koch, University, Trump

This is the 130th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (August 19, 2019 – August 25, 2019): Presidential Research Fellowship: Environmental History…

Comps Notes: Rosa’s Wild Bill Hickok

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth Joseph C. Rosa  Joseph C….

Women, Female, Men

This is the 129th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (August 12, 2019 – August 18, 2019): https://t.co/MnnSBeylLa #envhist #planning #twitterstorians "However,…

Humans and Dogs and Bears, Oh My! – A Summer Podcast Reflection

This post originally appeared on the Network in Canadian History and Environment website. This clip shows Bear 148. Bear 148 was an iconic and beloved grizzly bear from Banff National Park who met her early demise in British Columbia after being relocated there just months earlier. A thirteen second clip of a bear munching on…

Comps Notes: Pomeroy’s In Search of the Golden West

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. In Search of the Golden West: The Tourist in Western America Earl Pomeroy…