Call for Papers: Fall 2022 Yale Environmental Humanities Graduate Symposium

September 29, 2022
The Yale Environmental Humanities Program invites brief submissions of paper proposals from Yale graduate students for its 2022 Fall research symposium. The symposium, scheduled to take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 14th, will provide a forum for graduate students across the university to share work related to the environmental humanities. 
The symposium seeks to showcase current research and foster exchange between students and faculty working across diverse disciplines. Participating students will share short (8-10 minute) presentations on their research projects, organized thematically in panels with other graduate colleagues. Presenters may share a portion or overview of their dissertation or other primary research project, or draw on article-length and other short-form research efforts. 
The environmental humanities constitute a wide-ranging interdisciplinary field that brings together the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Its goal is to integrate conversations in a variety of subfields including, but not limited to, environmental history, cultural geography, political ecology, science and technology studies, ecocriticism, and environmental anthropology. We encourage submissions from scholars of architecture, history of art, history of science and medicine, languages and literatures, anthropology, area studies, environmental studies and any other discipline or field investigating the intersections of nature and society. All Yale graduate students who understand themselves to be working within this field are invited to submit proposals for consideration. We seek to be as inclusive as possible in accommodating a variety of humanities approaches and topics. 
Abstracts (150-300 words) should be submitted online on this form by Friday, October 21st. In case of queries, please contact us at or
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