In this time of profound environmental transformation, humanities perspectives are urgently needed to help interpret and give meaning to the rapidly changing world around us. Humanities scholars have an opportunity to reshape how we think about environmental problems and “the environment” itself.  

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July 1, 2020
Dorceta Taylor ’85 M.F.S., ’91 Ph.D., one of the nation’s preeminent scholars in the field of environmental justice, has been named full professor at...
June 4, 2020
In an effort to engage a wider public with humanities perspectives on environmental issues, we created the Environmental Humanities Grant Program. We...
June 4, 2020
We are excited to feature several dissertations filed  this academic year that  engage  with  Environmental Humanities. Please join us in celebrating...