People, Mercury, Can

This is the twenty-sixth 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 (August 21 – August 27, 2017): Here she details how intersectionality can help…

Too Supportive: Fostering Allied Behaviour on Social Media, A Source List

Compiled by Jessica DeWitt and Sarah York-Bertram Sarah York-Bertram is a PhD candidate in York University’s Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies programme where she researches gender and feminist history and affect theory. Sarah holds a Canada Graduate Scholarship and her SSHRC-funded Master’s thesis won the 2013-2014 University of Saskatchewan Thesis Award in Humanities and Fine Arts….

Comps Notes: 1960s and the Counterculture

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. 1960s and the Counterculture Robert S. Ellwood, The Sixties Spiritual Awakening: American Religion Moving…

Charlottesville, Comey, Replace

This is the twenty-fifth 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 (August 14 – August 20, 2017): the head of the Santa Fe Police…

Comps Notes: Race, Gender, and Progressivism

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. Comps Notes: Race, Gender, and Progressivism John Whiteclay Chambers II, The Tyranny of Change: American in the…

Said, Climate, People

This is the twenty-fourth 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 (August 7 – August 13, 2017): The loyal engineers steering NASA’s Voyager probes…

Comps Notes: The “Frontier” in the 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. The “Frontier” in the West Frederick Jackson Turner, “The Significance of the Frontier…

Indigenous, Coal, Anthracite

This is the twenty-third 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 (July 31 – August 6, 2017): Impacts of mining on water live on,…

Comps Notes: American History Textbooks; Brinkley, Zinn, Tindall and Shi

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. The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, Fourth Edition, 2004. …