The Future of Environmental Studies @ Rice

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014
The Future of Environmental Studies @ Rice

Are you interested in the future of environmental studies course and degree offerings at Rice? Do you think Rice should offer a major or minor in environmental studies? Come and let us know what you think! All undergraduates are invited to discuss Rice’s environmental studies program on Wednesday, October 15th from 7:00-9:00 P.M. in the […]

New Env. Humanities Program at the U of New South Wales

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014
New Env. Humanities Program at the U of New South Wales

This new program for a growing field offers the MPhil., PhD, and a postdoctoral fellowship. You can read more about it here. From the website: The environmental humanities is the term for a dynamic and growing field in universities across the world, one promoting interdisciplinary scholarship that explores how we understand the relations between humans […]

Tenure-Track Env. Humanities Job @ Duke

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014
Tenure-Track Env. Humanities Job @ Duke

The Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in environmental humanities to begin in Fall 2015. The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank; the successful candidate might be jointly appointed in Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment or another Arts & Sciences department. Theoretical and geographical […]

CENHS Undergrad Posters on Display at Rice’s Fondren Library

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014
CENHS Undergrad Posters on Display at Rice’s Fondren Library

As the major project in the Spring 2014 CENHS class “Culture, Energy and the Environment: An Introduction to Energy Humanities,” Rice University undergraduates collaboratively researched, wrote, and designed posters (with supplementary digital components) on topics of their choosing related to the energy and environmental humanities.  The posters were first displayed (and judged) at the Third […]

ENVIRONMENTAL CULTURES – CFP for a new series from Bloomsbury

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014
ENVIRONMENTAL CULTURES – CFP for a new series from Bloomsbury

Image by Robert Smithson – “Asphalt on Eroded Cliff”   Call for Proposals ‘Environmental Cultures’ Series Bloomsbury Academic   Environmental Cultures is a new series from Bloomsbury Academic (formerly Continuum) aiming to publish innovative work in ecocriticism and the environmental humanities. Environmental crisis is simultaneously and inseparably material and cultural, destructive and revolutionary. Besides complicating and […]