Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series

Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series Poster
February 6, 2019

Yale Environmental History 

Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series 

Spring 2019 

Works-in-progress in environmental history by Yale doctoral students. 

All workshops will be held in McClellan Hall, Room 101 (Old Campus). PDF drafts of the manuscripts will be pre-circulated a week in advance. Attendees are encouraged, but not required, to read the manuscript ahead of time. 

Wednesday, January 23, 4:00-5:00pm 

Taylor Rose 

“‘A Real Community of Spirit’: Corbin Harney (Western Shoshone), the Nevada Test Site, and Sacred Land Claims in Newe Sogobia, 1863–1992” 

Wednesday, February 6, 4:00-5:00pm 

Chris Melvin 

“Breaking Refuge: Oil and the Politics of Integration on an Indigenous Resource Frontier, 1931-1960” 

Wednesday, February 13, 4:00-5:00pm 

John D’Amico 

“Merchants and the Social Order: The Nakai Genzaemon Family and the Reshaping of Tokugawa Society, 1734-1875” 

Wednesday, March 6, 4:00-5:00pm 

Teona Williams 

“‘Build A Wall Around Hyde Park’: Race and Contested Spaces in Hyde Park 1940-2010” 

Wednesday, April 3, 4:00-5:00pm 

Marshall Watson 

“Sailing to the Mountains of the Moon: An Ottoman Expedition on the White Nile” 

Wednesday, April 24, 4:00-5:00pm 

Caitlin Kossmann 

“(Re)Claiming Gaia: Science, Science Studies, and Metaphors of Connection”