This is the 205th 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 (January 25, 2021 – January 31, 2021):

Monday: “The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America” by Alana Semuels, The Atlantic

Tuesday: SECP & Cires Film Screening – The Atom: A Love Affair 26/01/21” by SECP (University of Brighton) & Cires, Eventbrite

Wednesday: “Oklahoma trying to return its $2m stockpile of hydroxychloroquine” by Dylan Goforth, The Frontier

Thursday: “Everything you need to know about Biden’s climate policy spree” by Emily Pontecorvo, Grist

Friday: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Rethinking History in the Anthropocene,” History of Knowledge

Saturday: Land to be safe on for Adrian Rain” by Adrian Rain Flinn,

Sunday: Dodger Stadium’s COVID-19 vaccination site temporarily shut down after protesters gather at entrance” by Marisa Gerber and Irfan Khan, The Guardian

Top Words

  1. black
  2. Portland
  3. people
  4. said
  5. city
  6. Albina
  7. Oregon
  8. state
  9. white
  10. African
  11. new
black, Portland, people

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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