Environmental, Climate, Nature

This is the seventy-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 (July 9 – July 15, 2018): Only you: the somewhat depressing history of Smokey…

Comps Notes: Jacoby’s Crimes Against Nature

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.  Crimes Against Nature: Squatters, Poachers, Thieves, and the Hidden History of American Conservation Karl Jacoby…

California, Grizzly, Bears

This is the sixty-eighth 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 11 – June 17, 2018): Today on #ActiveHist: Repurposing a Map of Greater…

Comps Notes: Hays’ Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency

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.  Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920 Samuel P. Hays In Conservation…

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…

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…

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…

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…