David, Court, Yukon

This is the 187th 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 (September 21, 2020 – September 27, 2020): "…the growing threat of nuclear […]

Comps Notes: Ballantyne and Burton’s Bodies in Contact

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. Bodies in Contact: Rethinking Colonial Encounters in World History Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton Tony Ballantyne and […]

Comps Notes: Hoganson’s Fighting for American Manhood

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars […]

Environmental, History, Place

This is the 102nd 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 amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (February 4, 2018 – February 10, 2018): Today, it’s @hammitt who reflects on her #problemsofplace […]

Comps Notes: Roosevelt’s “The Strenuous Life”

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. “The Strenuous Life” Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, “The Strenuous Life” in The Strenuous Life: Essays […]

Nuclear, Climate, Energy

This is the 101st 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 amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 28, 2018 – February 3, 2018): Recent history “demonstrates that lawsuits filed under the […]

Comps Notes: Maher’s Nature’s New Deal

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here.  Nature’s New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement […]

Nuclear, Energy, Climate

This is the forty-eighth 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 (January 22– January 28, 2018): Business Services | A Bit of Environmental […]

Comps Notes: American Foreign Policy

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012.  The full collection is accessible here. American Foreign Policy George F. Kennan, American Diplomacy, 1900-1950 (Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago […]

Comps Notes: Race, Gender, and Progressivism

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012.  The full collection is accessible here. Comps Notes: Race, Gender, and Progressivism John Whiteclay Chambers II, The Tyranny of Change: American in the […]