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“Teaching the Environmental Humanities”
September 18, 2017
Yale Environmental Humanities Initiative kicked off the semester with an interdisciplinary panel on “Teaching the Environmental Humanities at Yale.” Professor James Scott (...
September 12, 2017
The Whitney Humanities Center has announced the speakers for its Fall 2017 Schulman Lectures in Science and the Humanities series, which this year is titled “Reports from...
Albert Earl Gilbert
September 8, 2017
This exhibition, hosted at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, will run from now to March 6. As a child with crayon in hand, Al Gilbert enjoyed drawing lions, tigers,...
Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest Stats
August 23, 2017
An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations that contradict the standard narrative Why did humans...
"More than Nature: Environmental Humanities at Yale" Conference Poster
May 4, 2017
Yale Environmental Humanities hosted a one-day conference showcasing student work from across the university.  Seventeen Yale graduate students from eleven programs shared...
Richard Prum, "The Evolution of Beauty"
May 3, 2017
A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences—what Darwin termed “the taste for the beautiful”—create the extraordinary range of...
"New Perspectives in Environmental History" Conference Poster
April 22, 2017
Yale Environmental History hosted its sixth annual “New Perspectives in Environmental History” conference on Saturday, April 22, 2017.  The conference included three...