Public Events

Upcoming Lectures & Colloquium

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 204
Daniel Headrick

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 204
Paul Berne Burow, Yale Joint FES & Anthropology Program

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 12pm - Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (co-sponsored by FES & Yale Environmental Humanities)
Kate Brown, University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Past Lectures & Colloquium

2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:00AM-5:00pm - Whitney Humanities Center
Yale Doctoral Students (multiple departments)
"More than Nature: Environmental Humanities at Yale"

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:30-2:00PM - Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208
Meg Jacobs, Princeton University (Hosted by CHESS)

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:30AM-5:00PM - Luce Hall

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 211
John McNeill, Georgetown University
"Three Approaches to the Anthropocene: The Industrial Revolution, the Cold War, and the Geopolitical History of Fossil Fuels"

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:30pm - Fulton Room, SHM, L215, 333 Cedar Street
Harriet Ritvo, MIT
"A Whiff of Danger: Hybridity, Breed, and Wildness"

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 211
Joyce Chaplin, Harvard University
""Poor Richard's Climate: Body, Comfort, and Conservation in the Little Ice Age""

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 12pm - Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (co-sponsored by FES & RITM)
Julie Sze, University of California, Davis

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 3:30pm - HGS 204
Reinaldo Funes-Monzote, Yale University

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 211
Karl Jacoby, Columbia University
"An Empire of Dust: A Life Between the Color Line and the Borderline"

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 4:30pm - Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall)
Timothy Snyder, Yale University
"Black Earth: The Holocaust as Environmental History"

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm-1:30pm - Room 202, Henry R. Luce Hall
Ling Zhang, Boston College

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 105
Tim Lorek, Yale University

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12pm - HGS 211
Tiya Miles, University of Michigan
"“Slave man or woman, Negro or Pawnee”: Red and Black Bondage in Early Detroit"

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12pm - Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (FES Research Seminar)
Paul Sabin, Yale University

2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 11:30-1:00 (light lunch served) - HGS 204
Keri Lambert, Caroline Lieffers, Ashanti Shih
"Environmental History Prospectus Workshop"

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 4pm - KGL 123
Edward R. Cook, Tree-Ring Laboratory, Columbia-Lamont Earth Observatory

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00 PM - ISPS, 77 PROSPECT ST, RM A0002
Harriet Ritvo, MIT

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11am - Luce Hall Room 203 (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)
Fabian Drixler
"Food, Community, and the Geography of Death in Japan’s Volcanic Winters, 1640-1840"

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 4pm - HGS 105
Mark Carey, Associate Professor of History, University of Oregon

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 5:30-7:00PM - Luce Hall Common Room (2nd Floor)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 12:00pm - HGS 204
Sayd Randle, Yale University
"Getting the Rain Underground: A Brief History of the Los Angeles County Stormwater Spreading Grounds"

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 203 Luce Hall (Southeast Asia Studies Seminar)
Mitchitake Aso, SUNY-Albany

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 12:00pm - HGS 204
Ashanti Shih, Yale University
"Visualizing Ecology: Mercury and Minamata Bay, 1956-1975"

Monday, March 28, 2016 - 4:00pm - HGS 211 (HSHM Colloquium)
Nathan Ensmenger, Indiana University
"Dirty Bits: An Environmental History of Computing"

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 3:30pm - HGS 204
Ariel Ron, Yale University
"The Republican Developmental Synthesis: Scientific Agriculture and Economic Ideology in the Antebellum North"

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 4:00-5:30PM - Bowers Auditorium
Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell, Center for Climate and Security

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:00pm - HGS 204
Reinaldo Funes, Yale University and University of Havana
"From Plantations to Tourism: An Environmental History of Cuba and the Great Caribbean"

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 12:00pm - HGS 204
Elihu Rubin, Yale University
"Ghost Town: A Resource History of American Urbanism"

2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 5:00PM - HGS 204
Fabian Drixler, Yale University
"Japan in the Volcanic Winters of the Early Modern World"

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 5:15PM - SML Lecture Hall
Timothy Snyder, Housum Professor of History, Yale University

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 12:00pm - KGL 102 (YCEI Lecture Series)
Joseph Manning, Simpson Professor of Classics and History, Yale University
"Volcanic forcing triggers revolts and suppresses interstate conflict in Hellenistic Egypt"

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 4:00pm - KGL 123 (YCEI Lecture Series)
Francis Ludlow, YCEI Postdoctoral Fellow
"Understanding drivers of violence and conflict in Medieval Ireland"

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 12:00pm - HGS 204
Abigail Agresta, Yale University
""Corrupt Air and Contagious Bodies: Plague in Medieval Valencia""

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:00 PM - HGS 217A (with the Lamar Center)
Bob Morrissey, University of Illinois-Urbana

Friday, October 16, 2015 - Conference hosted by Yale Program in Agrarian Studies, Oct 16-18

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:30pm - HGS 204
David Biggs, University of California, Riverside

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 2:30pm - HGS 204
John McNeill, Georgetown University