Upcoming Events

September 26, 2017
12:00pm Paul Burow (Yale), "Saving Buffalo Nation: Settler Colonialism and the Rise of Wildlife Conservation in the Intermountain West, 1855-1934" (Yale Environmental History Colloquium)
4:00pm Alison Richard (Yale), "Hidden in Plain Sight: Madagascar and the Indian Ocean World" (Department of Anthropology, Inter-Asia Connections, and Environmental Humanities Initiative)
September 28, 2017
12:00pm Richard Higgins, Author, "Thoreau and the Language of Trees" (Yale Forest Forum)
September 29, 2017
11:00am Aniket Aga (Michigan), “The Ethical Publicity of Agri-chemicals in Western India: The Limits of Dualist Conceptions of Political Economy” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
October 2, 2017
5:00pm Manuel De Landa (Princeton University), "The Philosophy of Chemistry" (Shulman Lectures in Science and the Humanities)
October 6, 2017
11:00am Natalia Mamonova (International Institute of Social Studies), "Naive Monarchism and Rural Resistance in Contemporary Russia" (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
October 9, 2017
3:45pm Nukhet Varlik (Rutgers), “Plague, Ecology, and Empire: Re-thinking the History of the Second Pandemic" (HSHM Colloquium)
October 10, 2017
4:30pm Bill McKibben, "Simply Too Hot: The Desperate Science and Politics of Climate" (Chubb Lecture)
October 12, 2017
4:00pm "A Coffee Conversation in Environmental History" with Nancy Langston, Michigan Technological University (Yale Environmental History)
October 13, 2017
11:00am Nancy Langston (Michigan Technological University), “Sustaining Lake Superior: Mining, Water Quality, and Indigenous Environmental Justice” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
4:00pm Hester Blum (Penn State) "The Ecomedia of Polar Exploration" (LAE)
October 21, 2017
9:00am "Collapse! What Collapse?" Faculty workshop on climate history and science (Climate and History Initiative/Whitney Humanities Center)
October 23, 2017
4:00pm Paige West (Columbia), "Dispossession and Disappearance in the Post Sovereign Pacific: Climate, Change, and our Anthropocentric Future" (Yale Anthropology, Ethnography & Social Theory Colloquium)
5:00pm Donna Haraway (UC Santa Cruz), “Making Kin: Multispecies Environmental Justice”
October 24, 2017
12:00pm Irus Braverman (University of Buffalo), "Captive: Zoometric Operations in Gaza Professor"
12:00pm Emma Shortis (Yale/Melbourne), "The Emotions of Popular Environmentalism: Fear, Empathy and Hope in the Campaign for a World Park Antarctica" (Yale Environmental History Colloquium)
October 27, 2017
11:00am Madeleine Reeves (University of Manchester), “Sovereign (Be)longings: State-Desire and the Anthropology of Exception” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
November 3, 2017
11:00am Glenn Dynner (Sarah Lawrence), “Pogroms in Rural Poland: The Breakdown of an Age-Old Economic Symbiosis” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
3:00pm "Entanglements with Nature: Environmental Humanities in Asia" (Inter-Asia Connections and Yale Environmental Humanities)
4:00pm Karl Steele (Brooklyn College), "The Prioress and Her Pets: On Countrefete Cheere and other Unnatural Bonds" (LAE & English Department Medieval Colloquium)
November 6, 2017
5:00pm Claire Colebrook (Pennsylvania State University), "Fragility, Globalism, and the End of the World" (Shulman Lectures in Science and the Humanities)
November 10, 2017
11:00am Fernando Santos-Granero (Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute), "Slavery as Structure, Process or Lived Experience, or Why Slave Societies Existed in Pre-contact Tropical America" (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
4:00pm Sarah Chihaya (Princeton University), "Reclaimed Land" (LAE)
November 15, 2017
12:00pm John Lee (Yale), "A Palimpsest of Horses and Pines: The Environmental Legacy of the Mongol Empire in Korea, 1270-1684 (Yale Environmental History Colloquium)
December 1, 2017
11:00am Michael Dwyer, Center for International Forestry Research, “Authority Problems: Concession Formalization and State Formation in Contemporary Laos” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
December 8, 2017
11:00am Pablo Lapegna, University of Georgia, “The Argentine Soybean Boom: Agrochemical Exposure and Peasant Demobilization” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
February 14, 2018
4:00pm Kate Brown (Maryland), “A Manual for Disaster: Health, Ecology and Survival in the Chernobyl Zone” (Environmental Humanities Initiative)
April 3, 2018
6:30pm Caitlin DeSilvey (University of Exeter), "Curated Decay: Subtle Ambush or Slippery Slope?" (Environmental Humanities Initiative)
April 14, 2018
8:30am "New Perspectives in Environmental History" Conference
May 3, 2018
9:30am Environmental Humanities Spring Conference