Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers
Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...
Vyta Pivo | Sep 2, 2021In studying the concrete manufacturing communities of the Lehigh Valley, Vyta Pivo used ethnography to add new layers to her understanding of the worker experience.
Big Mouth Billy Bass
Everything Has a History
Sherri Sheu | Aug 26, 2021Billy Bass might be considered mere kitsch, but dismissing this singing fish would ignore some critical linkages between culture and environment.
From Water and Radicalism to Archival Friendships
Mark Philip Bradley | Aug 25, 2021The September issue of the American Historical Review showcases the chronological, methodological, and spatial reach that has become a hallmark...
We Are Part of Nature
Matthew Plishka | Aug 5, 2021Multispecies political ecology can help environmental historians reveal how nonhuman species can shape the world.
Can Plants Help Us to Understand COVID-19?
Matthew Plishka | Jul 12, 2021Many of the same mistakes and oversights that we see in human disease control today were made in the early 20th-century fight against Panama Disease.
A Crocodile’s Gaze
Danielle Alesi | Mar 30, 2021Crocodiles have been our gods, predators, commodities, and pests, and though they inhabited this planet long before us, our histories are intertwined.
Grant of the Week: Thoreau Society Fellowships
Karen Lou | Mar 29, 2021The Thoreau Society is now accepting applications for its 2021 fellowships.
The Japanese Bullfrog
Amy Stanley | Aug 26, 2020A chance encounter with a bullfrog in Japan made Amy Stanley reflect on her relationship to her research.