Tag: digital humanities

Making Tracks: Lisa FitzGerald

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. By Lisa FitzGerald Environments needle their way into our minds, becoming the settings… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Lisa FitzGerald”

ProEnviron Presents…

Workshop: Envisioning Environments—Visual Media for the Environmental Humanities By Arun Adhikari, Maximilian Feichtner, and Fabian Zimmer “And action!” Katie Ritson, the master of ceremonies for the evening, claps her hands. Gradually, people unglue from the buffet, where they have been busy chatting and grabbing drinks… Continue Reading “ProEnviron Presents…”

CfP: “Transformations of the Earth”—International Graduate Student Workshop in Environmental History

Location: Renmin University, China Conveners: Christof Mauch (Rachel Carson Center), Mingfang Xia (Renmin University), Donald Worster (Renmin University) This conference is open to advanced graduate students and early postdocs, regardless of department, discipline, or country. The purpose of the conference is to provide promising,… Continue Reading “CfP: “Transformations of the Earth”—International Graduate Student Workshop in Environmental History”

CfA: RCC Doctoral Program “Environment and Society”

The doctoral program “Environment and Society” invites applications from graduates in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences who wish to research the complex relationships between environment and society on an interdisciplinary basis. Our program is based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment… Continue Reading “CfA: RCC Doctoral Program “Environment and Society””

Job: Digital Humanities Research Specialist

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society seeks a part-time digital humanities research specialist to join our small team working on the Environment & Society Portal. This is a flexible, 20h/week position. Negotiable start date between November 2013 and January 2014. Responsibilities: •… Continue Reading “Job: Digital Humanities Research Specialist”

Danube Floods Present and Past: Exploring Historic Precedents Through the Arcadia project

Post by Andreas Grieger Germany is currently experiencing record floods along some of its major rivers. Earlier this week, the Danube surpassed its historical flood mark from 1501 and reached an unprecedented height of 12.60m, flooding the entire historic district of the city of… Continue Reading “Danube Floods Present and Past: Exploring Historic Precedents Through the Arcadia project”

Q&A with Environment & Society Portal Director Kimberly Coulter

What is the Environment & Society Portal? The Environment & Society Portal is the Rachel Carson Center’s platform for digital outreach and open-access publication. Like a digital museum or archive, we aim to inspire curiosity about the human-environment relationship, with emphasis on the Center’s… Continue Reading “Q&A with Environment & Society Portal Director Kimberly Coulter”