Comps Notes: Courtwright’s Prairie Fire

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.  Prairie Fire: A Great Plains History Julie Courtwright Like William Cronon, Julie Courtwright recognizes in environmental…

Charlie, Environmental, One

This is the sixty-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 (May 28 – June 3, 2018): Sunday #WordCloud!!! Bison, Canadian, Sterlite https://t.co/oZGD30nHXP #envhist #envhum…

Comps Notes: Indians, Fire, and the Land in the Pacific Northwest

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.  Indians, Fire, and the Land in the Pacific Northwest Edited by Robert Boyd…

Bison, Canadian, Sterlite

This is the sixty-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 (May 21 – May 27, 2018): From our archive: Exploiting Old World Forests with…

Hwëch’in, Tr’ondëk, Klondike

This is the sixty-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 (May 14 – May 20, 2018): Sunday #Wordcloud!: Said, Water, One https://t.co/Va8SNBFgcb #envhist…

Comps Notes: Turkel’s The Archive of Place

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 Archive of Place: Unearthing the Pasts of the Chilcotin Plateau William  J. Turkel William J. Turkel’s The…

Said, Water, One

This is the sixty-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 (May 7 – May 13, 2018): From our archive: Mt. St. Helen’s: Visiting…

Nitrogen, Feathers, Water

This is the sixty-second 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 (April 30 – May 6, 2018): Sunday #Wordcloud! Day, Earth, Environmental https://t.co/GrW4m0G956…

Comps Notes: Reinaldo Funes Monzote’s From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba

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.  From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba: An Environmental History since 1492 Reinaldo Funes Monzote…

Comps Notes: Donahue’s The Great Meadow

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 Great Meadow: Farmers and the Land in Colonial Concord Brian Donahue Brian…