Comps Notes: Rivers and Forests

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. Rivers and Forests H.V. Nelles, The Politics of Development: Forests, Mines & Hydro-Electric Power in Ontario, …

Environmental, Extension, Agriculture

This is the eightieth 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 (September 3 – September 9, 2018): The #MuseuNacional fire has many in mourning. …

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

Day, Earth, Environmental

This is the sixty-first 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 (April 23 – April 29, 2018): Discover the history behind #EarthDay. https://t.co/3XuOO4Ess5 — …

Environmental, Coal, People

This is the fifty-third 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 26 – March 4, 2018): The reprehensible history of economic injustice and …

Water, One, Wonderful

This is the fiftieth 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 5 – February 11, 2018): The brilliant Mark Arax on Stewart Resnick–who's …

New, GIS, Canadian

This is the forty-third 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 (December 18– December 24, 2017): https://t.co/ItRLgUBROS — 🌊🌺V🌺🌊🇺🇸🗽🇵🇷✊🏾 (@VThePR) December 17, 2017 Monday: “Here’s …

Said, Water, Trump

This is the tenth 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 (May 8 – May 14, 2017): Monday: “E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific …

Water, Milk, Canyon

This is the sixth 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 (April 3-April 9, 2017): Monday: “Letter From a Drowned Canyon” by Rebecca Solnit, The …