At a conference exploring Environmental History last week in Hamilton, Ontario, my paper “Environmental History During the Anthropocene: Critical reflections on the pursuit of policy-oriented history in the man-age” was characterized by Viv Nelles as presenting historians with a choice between the role of Handmaidens to those in power or Casandras, prophets of doom. In […]
Tag: environmental philosophies
14th Annual International Wanapitei Aboriginal History and Politics Colloquium Protecting the land: Exploring Indigenous governance, environmental conflict, and resource agreements September 24-27, 2009 Wanapitei Chateau, Lake Temagami, Ontario The 2009 Wanapitei Colloquium will focus on multidisciplinary topics related to the history, present state, and future of environmental conflict on Indigenous lands, and how these conflicts […]
Earth, air, fire water: humanistic studies of the environment. (Book Review) Source: Environments Publication Date: 01-AUG-01 Author: Bavington, Dean Review Earth, Air, Fire Water is a collection of essays that explores humanistic perspectives on the environmental crisis while reaching across the two cultures of science and the humanities (Snow, 1964). Readers will find a detailed explanation […]
Course Description An environmental studies perspective on the origins, variety, and relevance of environmental thought to understanding and resolving current environmental issues. Topics addressed will range from environmental philosophies to environmental literature and environmental politics, among others. (Prerequisite: GG290 or ES100). Download the full syllabus here [pdf].