Re: Books, articles, etc on water in California and water and climate change for first year undergrad history seminar

Hi Christian,

I am part of a large UK Arts and Humanities project on communities and water. We have a large online community and set of resources, (bit rambling), but in there is a very long list of all sorts of books about water; also film and songs and discussions; community and arts water projects, a files section, and blog type stuff. Here is the list of books - all sorts - from academic books, popular science, history, philosophy, to poetry / some fiction. http://www.hydrocitizens.com/wiki/category/26836. Thanks editors for help on this my first comment on this forum.

Re: Books, articles, etc on water in California and water and climate change for first year undergrad history seminar

Hi Christian,

Take a look at Matthew Booker's Down By The Bay: San Francisco's History Between the Tides. It has a great chapter on agriculture in the SF Bay Delta. Also, the intro to Arthur McEvoy's The Fisherman's Problem is a good way to think about marine ecosystems in CA. Maybe a chapter from Josh Howe's Behind the Curve could be useful for your climate change segment? Just some suggestions--hope they help!

 

Stacy N Roberts, UC Davis

Books, articles, etc on water in California and water and climate change for first year undergrad history seminar

Dear Colleagues,

I am teaching a first year undergad seminar on water. It's a broad course covering a variety of topics such as cities, disease, agriculture and so on. I would very much like to have a week or two on California and perhaps a week on climate change.

New Film on Adapting to Water Crisis in Morocco

AGHBALOU - THE SOURCE OF WATER

Water is essential for food security and livelihood, especially for the millions of rural poor who rely on agriculture. AGHBALOU combines a local story of struggle with a global call to action against the growing challenge of sustaining water supplies in the face of an increasingly hostile climate.

Princeton CLIMATE HISTORY Lecture: Toward a Global Climate History of the 1780s

The Climate Change and History Reseach Initiative at Princeton (cchri.princeton.edu) is hosting a public lecture on 10 November at 4:30.

 

Prof. Alan Mikhail, History, Yale University, will deliver a talk titled "Toward a Global Climate History of the 1780s: Iceland and Egypt"

 

211 Dickinson Hall, Princeton University.

 

Please join us for this event!

 

All best,

 

Tim Newfield

Los Angeles 2017 Bridging Gaps: Where is the film scholar in Hollywood filmmaking?

The following CFP might be of interest to scholars and students examining the greening of the silver screen, including themes of making filmmaking more sustainable and Hollywood's treatment and portrayal of climate change in mainstream media:

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