Race Relations in Early Park Films

Several months ago I wrote a short blog post about the objectification of women in early park films. In addition to gender issues, many park videos also illuminate mid-century race relations in North America. One of the most blaring statements on race relations within many of these films available on YouTube and elsewhere is the…

History, New, Week

This is the sixteenth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 19 – June 25, 2017): Monday: “Canadian History Roundup – Week of…

Morton, People, Anthropocene

This is the fifteenth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 12 – June 18, 2017): Monday: “Air pollution more harmful to children…

Environmental, Indigenous, States

This is the fourteenth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 5 – June 11, 2017): Monday: “Inventing (the) English: Racism, Multilingualism and…

Sand, World, Said

This is the thirteenth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (May 29 – June 4, 2017): Monday: “Our Universities Aren’t Earning the Money…