Postdoctoral, Graduate, & Faculty Fellowships at Cornell

Posted on Aug 22, 2017
Postdoctoral, Graduate, & Faculty Fellowships at Cornell

Call for Fellowship Applications at Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities. Their 2018/2019 “Focal Theme” will be on the concept of Authority. Description and Links Below!! DEADLINE: October 1, 2017 2018/2019—AUTHORITY The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University seeks interdisciplinary research projects for residencies that reflect on the philosophical, aesthetic, political, legal, ecological, religious, and […]

Environmental Studies Job at Bucknell University

Posted on Aug 18, 2017
Environmental Studies Job at Bucknell University

Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Studies, with a focus on Race, Identity, and Community Job no: 493780 Position type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Environmental Studies Bucknell University Environmental Studies Program tenure-track position in Race, Identity, and Community. The program in environmental studies at Bucknell seeks to hire an assistant or associate professor of environmental studies with a […]

PhD Position Open at Swiss Institute of Technology

Posted on Aug 18, 2017
PhD Position Open at Swiss Institute of Technology

Dr Vincent Moreau invites applications for a PhD position in economic analysis of energy efficiency. The successful candidate will be hosted at the Energy Center of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. The position is part of a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project to estimate threshold effects in energy consumption […]

A Cautionary Tale About Protecting the World’s Tropical Wildlife

Posted on Jul 12, 2017
A Cautionary Tale About Protecting the World’s Tropical Wildlife

by Elaine Shen  **This piece is a shorter version of Elaine Shen’s essay, which was among the 2017 winners of the Greene Prize for Environmental Writing.** “My Ph.D. advisor told me when I first visited Madagascar to be careful, because once you drink the water, you will be back,” Amy Dunham chuckled. “And she was right. […]

Teaching Counterfactuals and Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities

Posted on Mar 29, 2017
Teaching Counterfactuals and Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities

**This reflection essay was written for the CENHS blog by Brandon Jones, PhD candidate in English literature at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign** It was more than a little fortunate that the volume Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities (2016), edited by Stephen Siperstein, Shane Hall, and Stephanie LeMenager, appeared in print shortly before I […]

Climate, History, and the Poetry of Place

Posted on Mar 8, 2017
Climate, History, and the Poetry of Place

  For all our friends and followers in the Houston area, be sure to check out this reading by Eric Magrane, poet-in-residence at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. The event takes place tomorrow—Thursday, March 9th—on the campus of the University of Houston!

“Regardless, We Rise”: The Standing Rock Clearance

Posted on Feb 22, 2017
“Regardless, We Rise”: The Standing Rock Clearance

Today at 2pm, the emboldened task force detailed with removing protesters at Oceti Sakowin camp will begin making arrests and forcible evictions. I say “emboldened” because, as we know, history has shown how violent leadership gives violent license well beyond the purview of any one leader. The model of fear and intimidation running rampant in our nation […]

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Interim Curator-Anthropocene

Posted on Jan 13, 2017
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Interim Curator-Anthropocene

FT POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, INTERIM CURATOR-ANTHROPOCENE  The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is seeking a post-doctoral fellow and interim curator for the Anthropocene. This position has a limited term of two years, although there is the possibility of extension if the fellow/curator is successful and further funding is developed. The position’s primary responsibility is to work […]

Energy Humanities Syllabus Archive – Looking for Updates!!

Posted on Jan 11, 2017
Energy Humanities Syllabus Archive – Looking for Updates!!

CENHS is looking to update our syllabus archive, housed in the “Outreach and Teaching” section of our site. Please e-mail us (cenhs@rice.edu) to add your syllabus (in .doc or .pdf), or to revise previously contributed syllabi. Several of our links have become inactive, so if you notice that one of yours is no longer functioning, please send […]

CENHS & Standing Rock

Posted on Jan 5, 2017
CENHS & Standing Rock

As the CENHS Predoctoral Fellows reflected on the past year, we devised a plan to write about our favorite podcast episodes in a blog we posted before the Holidays. As we discussed these episodes together, however, we all felt that one episode—or rather, two—deserved special notice. Standing Rock 1 and Standing Rock 2 offered a […]