Environmental History Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series, Spring 2019

February 13, 2019

 Yale Environmental History is hosting a spring workshop series featuring works in progress in environmental history by Yale doctoral students. All workshops will be held in McClellan Hall, Room 101 (Old Campus). PDF drafts of the manuscripts will be pre-circulated a week in advance. Attendees are encouraged, but not required, to read the manuscript ahead of time. For more information, email environmentalhistory@yale.edu. 

Wednesday, January 23, 4:00-5:00pm 

Taylor Rose 

“‘A Real Community of Spirit’: Corbin Harney (Western Shoshone), the Nevada Test Site, and Sacred Land Claims in Newe Sogobia, 1863–1992” 

Wednesday, February 6, 4:00-5:00pm 

Chris Melvin 

“Breaking Refuge: Oil and the Politics of Integration on an Indigenous Resource Frontier, 1931-1960” 

Wednesday, February 13, 4:00-5:00pm 

John D’Amico 

“Merchants and the Social Order: The Nakai Genzaemon Family and the Reshaping of Tokugawa Society, 1734-1875” 

Wednesday, March 6, 4:00-5:00pm 

Teona Williams 

“‘Build A Wall Around Hyde Park’: Race and Contested Spaces in Hyde Park 1940-2010” 

Wednesday, April 3, 4:00-5:00pm 

Marshall Watson 

“Sailing to the Mountains of the Moon: An Ottoman Expedition on the White Nile” 

Wednesday, April 24, 4:00-5:00pm 

Caitlin Kossmann 

“(Re)Claiming Gaia: Science, Science Studies, and Metaphors of Connection”