This is the 218th 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 (May 3, 2021 – May 9, 2021):

Monday: “Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe” by Apoorva Mandavilli, The New York Times

Tuesday: The Game Is Changing for Historians of Black America” by William Sturkey, The Atlantic

Wednesday: “The miracle of the commons” by Michelle Nijhuis, Aeon

Thursday: “Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta’s COVID-19 crisis” by Joan Brydon, Toronto Star

Friday: Women making history: A movement for people and the environment” by Amanda Leland and Gwen Ruta, Environmental Defense Fund

Saturday: Assistant or Associate Professor: Ecosystem Oceanographer” by Earth, Ocean & Atmo Sci (OAS), Oregon State University

Sunday: Did a University of Toronto Donor Block the Hiring of a Scholar for Her Writing on Palestine?” by Masha Gesson, The New Yorker

Top Words

  1. Black
  2. people
  3. will
  4. said
  5. can
  6. many
  7. history
  8. community
  9. position
  10. conservation
Black, people, will

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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