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February 25, 2022
Co-hosted by Yale Divinity School and the Yale School of the Environment, this year’s Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology addressed the theme of “New Seeds,...
February 23, 2022
This book asks an age-old question about the relationship between human consciousness and the environment: How do we think about our own thoughts and actions? How can we...
February 23, 2022
Taylor Rose, “The ‘Opening of the Clackamas’: Log Trucks, Access Roads, and Multiple-Use Infrastructure in Oregon’s National Forests,” Western Historical Quarterly. Driving...
February 7, 2022
Kristy M. Ferraro, a PhD candidate at Yale School of the environment and graduate student in the Environmental Humanities Certificate Program, has co-authored two recent...
February 3, 2022
This spring, the Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) will co-present an Energy Justice Speaker Series on...
February 1, 2022
As Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on loftily laid university plans, we seek to imagine new futures where life is possible no matter the circumstances. Here at Yale Slavic...
January 30, 2022
The Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School has opened applications for its student grant program. The grants support student-led projects that advance...
Humanities in Action Poster
January 23, 2022
On Wednesday, January 26, Yale Environmental Humanities will host a ”Humanities in Action” project showcase to feature speakers discussing three recent environmental...
January 13, 2022
Read the interview at Yale News Yale anthropologist Lisa Messeri paid close attention last fall when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg shared his plans to invest billions into...
December 18, 2021
Knar Abrahamyan is a Yale doctoral student in Music Theory, where she studies opera as a colonial technology of rule in Soviet Armenia and Kazakhstan. Abrahamyan’s research...
December 16, 2021
The Yale Environmental Humanities Program is pleased to announce its 2022 Environmental Humanities Grant Cycle. Applications are due on February 13, 2022 (updated deadline...
December 10, 2021
In African Ecomedia, Cajetan Iheka examines the ecological footprint of media in Africa alongside the representation of environmental issues in visual culture. Iheka shows...
November 14, 2021
Call for Papers: Yale Environmental Humanities Fall 2021 Graduate Symposium Application Deadline: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021   Yale Environmental Humanities invites brief...
November 10, 2021
Grace Cajski received support from the Yale Sustainable Food Program’s Global Food Fellowship for her environmental humanities project on Hawaiian fishponds. Cajski shared...
November 9, 2021
Climate change over the past thousands of years is undeniable, but debate has arisen about its impact on past human societies.  This book explores the link between climate...
October 31, 2021
Dr. Alvita Akiboh is a U.S. historian specializing in the history of U.S. overseas colonies in the Caribbean and Pacific. She earned her PhD in History from Northwestern...
October 31, 2021
Dr. Jonathan Howard is an Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at Yale University. His research and teaching broadly interrogate western ideas about...
October 31, 2021
  Dr. Morgan Ng is a historian of early modern architecture, landscape, and visual culture specializing in Renaissance Italy and its global networks. His scholarship explores...
October 21, 2021
The Yale Environmental Humanities Program and the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration invite applications for a one-year Postdoctoral...
October 17, 2021
Grace Cajski is a Yale undergraduate student majoring in English and Environmental Studies and the recipient of a 2021 Environmental Public Humanities Grant for her project...