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Kevin Yang, with students Destiny White, Jeremy Thames and Deandre Watt. Lucy Gellman Photos.
May 21, 2024
Kevin Yang and Fany Kuzmova’s 2023–24 Environmental Humanities grant project, “New Haven, Revisited,” received a write up in the New Haven Arts Paper by journalist Lucy...
May 16, 2024
The Yale Environmental Humanities Program is excited to announce the recipients of its 2024 Environmental Public Humanities Grants. The grant program supports projects...
May 14, 2024
Yale Environmental Humanities is delighted to announce the seven 2024 recipients of the Graduate Certificate in the Environmental Humanities sponsored by the Yale Graduate...
May 5, 2024
Abigail Fields is a PhD candidate in the French department studying representations of the environment in 19th- and 20th- century French-language literature. We spoke to them...
May 3, 2024
Colton Klein, PhD Student in History of Art and Whitney Fellow in the Environmental Humanities, has published ”The Turpentine State: Minnie Evans and North Carolina Ecologies...
April 25, 2024
Santiago Acosta left his native Venezuela in 2011 to continue his graduate studies in the United States. He started out at San Francisco State University, then headed to the...
April 25, 2024
Extractions, an Environmental Humanities grant-funded project, brought climate and choreography together on Friday and Saturday evenings of April 5th and 6th in Pauli Murray’...
April 18, 2024
History major AJ Laird ’24 —this year’s Yale Library Senior Exhibit Fellow—has created and curated a 2024 exhibition titled “Whaling Logbooks: Records of a Maritime Industry...
April 1, 2024
In a world that favors data, what value do the arts and humanities hold?     This question animates Rob Nixon’s approach to environmental justice in his upcoming Tanner...
March 16, 2024
Colton Klein, PhD Student in History of Art and Whitney Fellow in the Environmental Humanities, was awarded the 2024 Mervat Zahid Cultural Foundation Prize for best paper(s)...
March 7, 2024
The Yale Environmental History group hosted its “New Perspectives in Energy History” Conference on March 2nd, inviting energy scholars from institutions across the northeast...
February 25, 2024
The Yale Environmental Humanities Program invites brief submissions of paper proposals from Yale graduate students or postdocs for its 2024 Spring research symposium. The...
January 25, 2024
Never before in human history has Earth experienced a change in climate as rapid as the shift we’re living through today. Can history hold clues to an upheaval without...
January 18, 2024
Wednesday, January 24th, 3:30pm HQ 136 (320 York Street) Yale Environmental Humanities Spring ‘24 Welcome-Back Event Yale Environmental Humanities is delighted to host a...
January 16, 2024
Rob Nixon, the Thomas A. and Currie C. Barron Family Professor in Humanities and the Environment at Princeton University, will deliver the 2024 Tanner Lectures on Human...
December 18, 2023
In the mid-2010s, a passionate community of Los Angeles-based storytellers, media artists, and tech innovators formed around virtual reality (VR), believing that it could...
December 12, 2023
Kate McNally is a sixth-year PhD candidate at the anthropology department. We spoke with her about her work studying the collapse of the northeast cod fisheries, post-...
December 6, 2023
Taylor Rose is a doctoral candidate in the history department focusing on resource extraction and the military-industrial complex in the American west.   What is your...
December 5, 2023
Lauren Killingsworth, MD/PhD student, has been awarded this year’s Nathan Reingold Prize from the History of Science Society for the best not-yet published article by a...
November 15, 2023
An award-winning biologist and writer applies queer feminist theory to developmental genetics, arguing that individuals are not essentially male or female.     The idea that...