This is the 130th 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 (August 19, 2019 – August 25, 2019):

Monday: “Presidential Research Fellowship: Environmental History (SALC)” by The University of Manchester, jobs.ac.uk


Tuesday: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Environmental History” by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of History, H-Net


Wednesday: “‘Matrix 4’ Officially a Go With Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and Lana Wachowski ” by Justin Kroll, Variety


Thursday: ‘I am the Chosen One’: with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence” by Tom McCarthy, The Guardian


Friday: Glasgow University’s ‘bold’ move to pay back slave trade profits” by Hannah Capella, BBC News


Saturday: David Koch, billionaire industrialist who influenced conservative politics, dies at 79” by Bill Hewitt, The Washington Post


Sunday: Eastern Estonia: Industrial and coastal environments,” ESEH 2019: Boundaries in/of Environmental History 

Top Words

1. Koch

2. University

3. Trump

4. said

5. will

6. people

7. trade

8. brothers

9. political

10. research

11. Glasgow

12. past

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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