Humans and Dogs and Bears, Oh My! – A Summer Podcast Reflection

This post originally appeared on the Network in Canadian History and Environment website. This clip shows Bear 148. Bear 148 was an iconic and beloved grizzly bear from Banff National Park who met her early demise in British Columbia after being relocated there just months earlier. A thirteen second clip of a bear munching on…

Comps Notes: Pomeroy’s In Search of the Golden 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. In Search of the Golden West: The Tourist in Western America Earl Pomeroy…

Said, People, Climate

This is the 125th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (July 15, 2019 – July 21, 2019): Parks Canada strikes 1st agreement…

Moore, Greenpeace, Environmental

This is the 107th post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (March 11, 2019 – March 17, 2019): In a new #ClimateStrike wave,…

Environmental, History, Place

This is the 102nd post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among 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 4, 2018 – February 10, 2018): Today, it’s @hammitt who reflects on her #problemsofplace…

Comps Notes: National Parks II

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. National Parks II J.G. Nelson, The Last Refuge (Montreal: Harvest House, 1973).  J.G. Nelson, Canadian Parks in…

Comps Notes: Hart’s J.B. Harkin: Father of Canada’s National Parks 

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.  J.B. Harkin: Father of Canada’s National Parks  E.J. (Ted) Hart In J.B. Harkin: Father…

Court, Autism, Public

This is the eighty-fifth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (October 8 – October 14, 2018): Important history—and an important reminder of what large majorities…

Comps Notes: A Century of Parks Canada

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 Century of Parks Canada: 1911-2011 Edited by Claire Elizabeth Campbell Many commemorative…

Comps Notes: Kopas’ Taking the Air

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.  Taking the Air: Ideas and Change in Canada’s National Parks Paul Kopas Paul Kopas is a…