Category: Series

Worldview: Learning to Love (or Hate?) Pesticides in the USA

by Michelle Mart As scholars, we spend time revisiting the turning points of history, seeking to understand what made particular periods or figures so significant. Thus, I looked back to Rachel Carson and Silent Spring, trying to understand why the author and her book… Continue Reading “Worldview: Learning to Love (or Hate?) Pesticides in the USA”

Making Tracks: Jenny Price

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “And you ask yourself, well . . . How did I get… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Jenny Price”

Making Tracks: Chioma Daisy Onyige

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “Omoku: My Environment, My Heritage, My Reality.” By Chioma Daisy Onyige I was… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Chioma Daisy Onyige”

Worldview: Environmental Conflicts and Interdisciplinarity in Argentina

by María Valeria Berros Environmental issues are highly debated in today’s Argentina, and are researched across a range of disciplines—political science, sociology, anthropology, history, philosophy, literature, and law—as problems linking nature protection, development, and poverty. Analysis has begun to focus on disciplines where the ecological… Continue Reading “Worldview: Environmental Conflicts and Interdisciplinarity in Argentina”

Worldview: Transient Lifestyle, Everlasting Environmental Impacts: Reflections from my Time in Munich

by Laurianne Posch Standing in my grandparents’ kitchen at a family gathering on a sunny winter’s day in Iowa I overheard my uncle ask my cousin, who was around my age, the seemingly simple question: “So where are you living right now?” I cringed,… Continue Reading “Worldview: Transient Lifestyle, Everlasting Environmental Impacts: Reflections from my Time in Munich”

Making Tracks: Piers Locke

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “Interspecies Ethnography and Human-Elephant Relations in South Asia” by Piers Locke If… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Piers Locke”

Making Tracks: John Agbonifo

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “From Environmental Injustice to the Environmental Humanities” by John Agbonifo The 1980s… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: John Agbonifo”

Making Tracks: Sigurd Bergmann

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “Religion as a Creative Skill in Environmental Change—Exploring the Entanglement of Images… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Sigurd Bergmann”

Making Tracks: Sai Suryanarayanan

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “Relations between Scientists and Animals in Experimental Systems” by Sai Suryanarayanan Late one… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Sai Suryanarayanan”

Making Tracks: Maurits Ertsen

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “When Not a Tree Hugger, Is One a Tree Hater?” (paraphrasing Doug… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Maurits Ertsen”