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 …

“One Crop that Never Fails”: Objectification in Early Park Videos

Culturally, we like to celebrate parks. We like to hold them up as bastions of altruistic preservation and outdoor democratization. Right now we are even holding up national parks as leaders of the capital “R”#Resistance. Parks are complicated, though. Parks are not innocuous. It is difficult to bring up the problems with parks at a time …