CFP: The Climate Crisis: Early Americanists Respond

It is easy to think that the climate crisis erupted in the 20th century. But scholars know that its roots lie deeper. Colonists throughout the Americas fantasized about their ability to alter the climate, often through large-scale landscape transformations. The term “Plantationocene” has been proposed to link early modern extractive colonial practices and Atlantic chattel slavery to long-term climate change and ecological crises.

Call for Discussants

Discussants requested to contribute to the working group "Revolutionary Houses, Revolutionary Narratives: Historic House Museums on the Eve of America’s 250th Anniversary" at the National Council on Public History annual meeting, March 23 - 26, 2022, in person, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

FEATURED JOB: 2022-2023 Fellowships (long and short term) at the American Antiquarian Society - Fellowship Programs, American Antiquarian Society

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