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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...
September 9, 2021
Yale Environmental Humanities is excited to welcome back students, faculty and other affiliates with a panel discussion centered on the concept of “landscape” on September 10...
August 30, 2021
Here’s the updated list of more than 50 undergraduate and 25 graduate/professional courses at Yale in the environmental humanities, broadly defined.  Link to online pdf...
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August 10, 2021
In the 1960s and 1970s, an insurgent attack on traditional liberalism took shape in America. It was built on new ideals of citizen advocacy and the public interest....
August 2, 2021
With record-breaking heat waves gripping many regions of the U.S. and unprecedented floods wreaking havoc from China to Germany, the existential threat of climate change has...
July 13, 2021
Mark E. Frank, ”Frontier atmosphere: observation and regret at Chinese weather stations in Tibet, 1939–1949”, The British Journal for the History of Science 54:3 (September...
June 21, 2021
Yale Environmental Humanities is delighted to announce the three 2021 recipients of the Environmental Humanities Certificate sponsored by the Yale Graduate School of Arts and...
June 4, 2021
We are excited to feature several dissertations filed this academic year that engage with Environmental Humanities. Please join us in celebrating this year’s graduates, and...
April 1, 2021
The Yale School of the Environment, EQUID, the Office of Community and Inclusion and Roots’ hosted a speaker series during the spring 2021 semester titled “Intersectionality...
March 26, 2021
The Yale Environmental Humanities Program is excited to announce the recipients of its 2021 Environmental Public Humanities Grants. The grant program supports projects...
March 22, 2021
Andy Horowitz (Tulane University) has been awarded a 2021 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy for his book Katrina: A History, 1915-2015. The Bancroft Prize,...
March 2, 2021
The Yale InterAsia Initiative will host the ‘InterAsia Water(s) Graduate Conference,’ a conference that seeks to bring together qualitative and humanistic approaches to the...
February 24, 2021
Yale professor Cajetan Iheka was an undergraduate in his home country of Nigeria at the height of unrest in the oil-rich Niger Delta in the 2000s. He was a junior when his...
February 24, 2021
Every semester, Yale professors and instructors offer dozens of graduate and undergraduate courses approaching the intersections between the environment and humanities...
October 4, 2020
The Council on East Asian Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, in partnership with Yale Environmental Humanities, is...
October 1, 2020
Taylor Rose, a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Department of History, has received the AHA/NASA Fellowship in the area of Aerospace History. This fellowship assists...
August 18, 2020
We are excited to kick off a new semester, and are preparing to engage in new and exciting ways with each other, around pertinent issues affecting our communities and the...