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):

Monday: “To Grieve or Not to Grieve?” by Ashlee Cunsolo, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Tuesday: Cartographers Without Borders” by Clayton Aldern, Logic

Wednesday: “B.C. premier denies crisis, says one investment doesn’t make an economy” by The Canadian Press, Mission City Record

Thursday: PhD Studentship: Thinking Forward through the Past: The History of Lameness in British Livestock Farming, c1947-2001” by King’s College London – Department of History,

Friday: Counterbalancing Declensionist Narratives in Environmental History” by Mark McLaughlin, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)

Saturday: Comps Notes: Cronon’s Changes in the Land” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms

Sunday: Report: Trash in America,” U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Top Words

1. can

2. U.S.

3. grief 

4. ecological

5. will

6. change

7. waste

8. materials 

9. project

10. percent

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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