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2022-2023 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants (Apps Due: 1 Nov 2021)

Fellowships and Travel Grants from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center

**Note: Due to reduced operational capacity resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center is limiting its fellowship and travel grant offerings for 2022-2023.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Trisha T. Pritikin
Reviewer: 
India Luxton

Luxton on Pritikin, 'The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice'

Trisha T. Pritikin. The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2020. Illustrations. xvi + 348 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-2904-6

Reviewed by India Luxton (Colorado State University) Published on H-Environment (September, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Alesia Montgomery
Reviewer: 
Josiah Rector

Rector on Montgomery, 'Greening the Black Urban Regime: The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit (Great Lakes Books Series)'

Alesia Montgomery. Greening the Black Urban Regime: The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit (Great Lakes Books Series). Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2020. 332 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8143-4651-8

Author: 
Kenneth W. Baldridge
Reviewer: 
James Skillen

Skillen on Baldridge, 'The Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah, 1933-1942: Remembering Nine Years of Achievement'

Kenneth W. Baldridge. The Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah, 1933-1942: Remembering Nine Years of Achievement. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables. xvi + 508 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60781-651-5

Author: 
Tori Bush, Richard Goodman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Liz Skilton

Skilton on Bush and Goodman, 'The Gulf South: An Anthology of Environmental Writing'

Tori Bush, Richard Goodman, eds. The Gulf South: An Anthology of Environmental Writing. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2021. 408 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6679-0

Reviewed by Liz Skilton (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) Published on H-Environment (September, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Stephen Puleo
Reviewer: 
Catherine Bateson

Bateson on Puleo, 'Voyage of Mercy: The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America's First Humanitarian Mission'

Stephen Puleo. Voyage of Mercy: The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America's First Humanitarian Mission. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020. 336 pp. $28.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-20047-1

Reviewed by Catherine Bateson (University of Durham) Published on H-Environment (August, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Recent Roundtable Reviews

Greer, "Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire," H-Environment Roundtable vol. 11 no. 4 (2021)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Kirsten A. Greer's Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Author: Kirsten A. Greer

Commentators: Robert M. Wilson, Vinita Damodaran, Maria Lane, Philip Howell, Ruth A. Morgan

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Horowitz, "Katrina: A History, 1915-2015" Roundtable vol. 11, no. 3 (2021)

 

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Andy Horowitz's Katrina: A History, 1915-2015. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Katrina: A History, 1915-2015

Author: Andy Horowitz

Commenters: Robin McDowell, Craig Colten, Lynnell Thomas, Leslie M. Harris

 

Lekan, "Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti" H-Environment Roundtable vol. 11 no. 2 (2021)

Dear Colleagues:

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Thomas M. Lekan's Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Title: Our Gigantic Zoo: A German Quest to Save the Serengeti

Author: Thomas M. Lekan

Commentators: Chris Conte, Corinna Treitel, Jeff Schauer, Julie Weiskopf

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting

Robichaud, "Animal City: The Domestication of America," Roundtable vol. 11, no. 1 (2022)

Dear Colleagues-

I am pleased to announce a new editon of H-Environment Roundtables featuring Andrew A. Robichaud's Animal City: The Domestication of America. Please enjoy and distribute widely.

Roundtable Review vol. 11 no. 1 (2022)

TitleAnimal City: The Domestication of America

Author: Andrew A. Robichaud

Commentators: Dawn Biehler, Frederick L. Brown, Joshua Specht, and Joanna Dean

Editor: Kara Murphy Schlichting