Yale Environmental History
Graduate Student Paper Workshop Series
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
“‘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
“Breaking Refuge: Oil and the Politics of Integration on an Indigenous Resource Frontier, 1931-1960”
Wednesday, February 13, 4:00-5:00pm
“Merchants and the Social Order: The Nakai Genzaemon Family and the Reshaping of Tokugawa Society, 1734-1875”
Wednesday, March 6, 4:00-5:00pm
“‘Build A Wall Around Hyde Park’: Race and Contested Spaces in Hyde Park 1940-2010”
Wednesday, April 3, 4:00-5:00pm
“Sailing to the Mountains of the Moon: An Ottoman Expedition on the White Nile”
Wednesday, April 24, 4:00-5:00pm
“(Re)Claiming Gaia: Science, Science Studies, and Metaphors of Connection”