This is the 104th 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 (February 18, 2019 – February 24, 2019):

Monday: “Northeast & Atlantic Region Environmental History (NEAR-EH) 2019: Call for Proposals” by Claire Campbell, Network in Canadian History and Environment (NiCHE)


Tuesday: CfP – Flows: Environmental History Workshop 2019,” History Workshop


Wednesday: “Black History Month: Why African Americans Are Leading Fight for Environmental Justice” by Robert Bullard, OpEdNews


Thursday: The Quest for Environmental Justice and the Politics of Place and Race” by Robert Bullard, The Climate Reality Project


Friday: Acacias in Amboseli: Trees as Historical Memory in African Environmental History” by Amanda Lewis-Nang’ea, Network in Canadia


Saturday: Comps Notes: Owram’s Promise of Eden” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms


Sunday: It’s no longer climate change we’re living through. It’s environmental breakdown” by Laurie Laybourn-Langton, New Statesman America

Top Words

1. environmental 

2. Americans 

3. African

4. percent

5. pollution

6. people

7. change

8. breakdown

9. American

10. history

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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