Comps Notes: Melosi’s Garbage in the Cities

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.  Garbage in the Cities: Refuse, Reform, and the Environment, 1880-1980 Martin V. Melosi Garbage …

Minneapolis, River, Park

This is the seventieth 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 (June 25 – July 1, 2018): A Radiologist’s X-Ray Photographs of Flowers from the 1930s https://t.co/GsuTKq2PZo

California, Grizzly, Bears

This is the sixty-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 (June 11 – June 17, 2018): Today on #ActiveHist: Repurposing a Map of Greater …

Environmental, Will, Pipeline

This is the fifty-second 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 (February 19 – February 25, 2018): 🚨Red flag 🚨Contractors hired for MVP construction have …

Environmental History Worth Reading in April 2015

Every month I choose five environmental history articles/podcasts/videos and other media that I think are worth reading. To see my full list and comments, visit the original post on the Network in Canadian History and Environment’s website. My accompanying video with Sean Kheraj is below: