Can, U.S., Grief

This is the fifty-ninth 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 9 – April 15, 2018): Also see @AshleeCunsolo 's piece on…

Comps Notes: Cronon’s Changes in the Land

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.  Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England William Cronon…

Comps Notes: Nash’s Inescapable Ecologies

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.  Inescapable Ecologies: A History of Environment, Disease, and Knowledge1 Linda Nash In Inescapable Ecologies:…

Comps Notes: Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel

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.  Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Jared Diamond In Guns, Germs,…

Environmental, Will, Pipeline

This is the fifty-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 (February 19 – February 25, 2018): 🚨Red flag 🚨Contractors hired for MVP construction have…

Comps Notes: Melville’s A Plague of Sheep

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.  A Plague of Sheep: Environmental Consequences of the Conquest of Mexico Elinor G.K. Melville…

Environmental, Water, Neonics

This is the forty-seventh 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 (January 15– January 21, 2018): Sunday #Wordcloud is out: University, Science, Panel https://t.co/3BAA9CFbAf…

GLERL, Elton, Land

This is the forty-first 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 (December 4– December 10, 2017): #envhist Professor Peter Coates discusses how #BluePlanet changed the…

Comps Notes: Elton’s The Ecology of Invasions

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 Ecology of Invasions: by Animals and Plants Charles S. Elton  …

Comps Notes: Marsh’s Man and 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.  Man and Nature by George Perkins Marsh  Man and Nature’s substantiality rests in its…