Tag: gender

USES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES: LISA FITZGERALD

The Uses of Environmental Humanities series explores diverse and creative ways of thinking with the Environmental Humanities in responding to socio-environmental challenges. Contributors address the influence of the Environmental Humanities and ways in which we might use this field of study, offering insights into… Continue Reading “USES OF ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES: LISA FITZGERALD”

Picking Hops in Nineteenth-Century Wisconsin

By Jennifer Jordan
From 1873 to 1879, in Dellona, Wisconsin, Ella Seymour kept a sporadic record of her life. Her careful handwriting curled across the blue and red lines of the little ledger she used as a diary. She recounted the weather, illness, chores, and visits like so many of her fellow diarists of the nineteenth century.

CfP: Men and Nature: Gender, Power, and Environmental Change

Date: 26–28 February 2016 Location: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich, Germany Conveners: Sherilyn MacGregor (Keele University, UK) and Nicole Seymour (California State University, Fullerton, USA) “Gender,” in the environmental humanities and social sciences, has long been synonymous with “women.” Feminist… Continue Reading “CfP: Men and Nature: Gender, Power, and Environmental Change”