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July 3, 2023
School of the Environment student and 2022 Public Humanities grantee Sam Feibel ‘23 has published a photo-essay in the 2023 issue of SAGE Magazine. The essay, titled “Manheim...
May 22, 2023
From the practical implications of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Justice40 initiative to inequities in grant funding and salaries at environmental organizations, the 2023...
May 18, 2023
Yale Environmental Humanities is delighted to announce the six 2023 recipients of the Graduate Certificate in the Environmental Humanities sponsored by the Yale Graduate...
May 16, 2023
After 25 years leading the novel initiative they co-founded, the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology’s Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim will retire from teaching this spring,...
May 15, 2023
History major AJ Laird ’24 —this year’s Yale Library Senior Exhibit Fellow—will create and curate a 2024 exhibition tentatively titled “Logbooks and Beyond: Discovering the...
April 25, 2023
The most enduring feature of U.S. history is the presence of Native Americans, yet most histories focus on Europeans and their descendants. This long practice of ignoring...
April 13, 2023
Environmental advocate, policy analyst, and entrepreneur Michel Gelobter has been appointed inaugural Executive Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Justice.   ...
April 8, 2023
Plant Humanities Symposium Saturday, April 8, 2023 (9am – 6pm) Humanities Quad 134 (320 York Street)   Register here Full schedule available here   Event description:...
April 6, 2023
How can you incorporate environmental justice into land conservation efforts when the challenges of entrenched hierarchal structures, economic inequity, and unequal access to...
April 3, 2023
The Yale School of the Environment kicked off its 15th annual Environmental Film Festival last week.   The showing comprised a total of six panels and screenings that took...
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March 23, 2023
  The Yale Energy History Project has launched a new website, “Energy Basics,” to help teach the fundamentals of energy systems in humanities and social science classes and...
March 21, 2023
Sylvia Ryerson, a PhD student in American Studies and 2021 Environmental Humanities grantee, has received the Appalachian Studies Association’s 2022 Jack Spadaro Documentary...
March 17, 2023
Yale University professor Alan Mikhail, an acclaimed author and scholar in Middle Eastern and environmental history and chair of Yale’s Department of History, will...
February 15, 2023
Cajetan Iheka, Professor of English and Yale Environmental Humanities steering committee member, has been named the new director of the Whitney Humanities Center. Read more...
February 12, 2023
​​Maria Trumpler teaches Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale and is a Board member of the Dudley Museum. She is a recent Environmental Humanities grant recipient who...
February 6, 2023
Registration for the 7th Annual Graduate Conference in Religion and Ecology (GCRE), held on March 3rd, 2023 at Yale Divinity School, is now open! The GCRE is an...
January 31, 2023
Today, we’re driven to distraction, our attention overwhelmed by the many demands upon it—most of which emanate from our beeping and blinking digital devices. This may seem...
January 27, 2023
The Yale Institute of Sacred Music (ISM) recently launched the Religion, Ecology, and Expressive Culture Initiative, a project that seeks to foster dialogue and disseminate...
January 26, 2023
Lav Kanoi is a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology and Yale School of the Environment. Previously, he was a researcher and teacher at Jadavpur and Ashoka...
January 25, 2023
Harvey Weiss, Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Anthropology and the Environment, has published “Pyramid building and...