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"Entanglements with Nature: Environmental Humanities in Asia"
November 3, 2017
How can the environmental humanities help illuminate Asian histories and cultures? This roundtable will draw on perspectives from literature, history, and anthropology to...
October 17, 2017
Joseph G. Manning, Francis Ludlow, Alexander R. Stine, William R. Boos, Michael Sigl, & Jennifer R. Marlon, “Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt...
McKibben Poster
October 10, 2017
Bill McKibben will give a talk on October 10, 4:30pm in Woolsey Hall entitled “Simply Too Hot: The Desperate Science and Politics of Climate.”  McKibben is currently the...
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October 2, 2017
Yale Environmental History will host a one-day conference on Saturday, April 14, 2018 to showcase new research in environmental history. The conference, “New Perspectives in...
October 2, 2017
Megadrought and Collapse is the first book to treat in one volume the current paleoclimatic and archaeological evidence of megadrought events coincident with major...
“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...