Goodbye Wealth: De-Scaling and De-Growth in Historical Perspective
Reminder: Deadline for Panel Proposals is September 1, 2018
A call for individual papers will be out this fall with a submission period of October 15-December 15, 2018.
PARADISE ON FIRE
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
Thirteenth Biennial Conference
JUNE 26-30, 2019
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
Call for Panels (PDF)
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
13 August 2018 to 20 August 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment. See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES
ASLE 2019 Book Awards
The ASLE Book Awards in the areas of ecocriticism and environmental creative writing recognize excellence in the field. The first awards were given at the 2007 Biennial Conference.
Brian James Leech. The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit. Mining and Society Series. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2018. 376 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-943859-42-9.
Reviewed by Arn M. Keeling (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Published on H-Environment (October, 2018) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)
Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen. Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 216 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4950-3; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4949-7.
Reviewed by Robert Gioielli (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Environment (April, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac (Western Michigan University)
Cheri Register. The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016. Illustrations. 288 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87351-995-3.
Reviewed by Molly Rozum (University of South Dakota) Published on H-Environment (April, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac (Western Michigan University)
Miranda Johnson. The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 248 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-060006-8; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060002-0.
Reviewed by John Sandlos (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Published on H-Environment (February, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac
Jeff Karnicky. Scarlet Experiment: Birds and Humans in America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 246 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-9498-1.
Reviewed by Amy Coale (Florida State University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac
Recent Roundtable Reviews
Roundtable Review Vol. 1, No. 1 (2011)
Author: J. R. McNeill
Title: Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914
Commentators: Lisa M. Brady, Stuart McCook, Richard P. Tucker, Paul Sutter
Editor: Jacob Darwin Hamblin