Carnegie Mellon University

Environmental Humanities Research Seminar

EHRS is a place for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty to share research with colleagues outside their immediate fields and take part in generous, cross-disciplinary exchange. This year’s sponsors include the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research, the CMU Humanities Center, and the CMU History Department. 


Wednesday, September 22, at 4:30pm (on Zoom)

John Soluri, Associate Professor of History at CMU, will present “The Wild Side: Guanacos and Commercial Hunting in Southern Patagonia.”

Kaliane Ung, Visiting Assistant Professor of French at Pitt, will offer a response.

Lively discussion will follow. 

 

Please access the pre-circulated text here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12Og_mKW2U-ld5VMs7wgds1rOeRqQLIWy?usp=sharing

Please write noaht@cmu.edu to request the Zoom link.


Upcoming EHRS Events

Alice Julier, Associate Professor of Food Studies at Chatham, on “Critiquing Hegemony, Creating Food, Crafting Justice: Cultivating an Activist Feminist Food Studies”

Public lecture: Thursday, October 21, at 4:30pm (location TBA)

Seminar discussion: Friday, October 22, at noon (location TBA)

(a joint event with the CMU Humanities Center’s Climate Justice initiative)

Michael Goodhart, Associate Professor of Political Science at Pitt, and Ruth Mostern, Associate Professor of History at Pitt, on “Anthropocene: Epoch of Loss”

Public lecture: Thursday, November 11, at 4:30pm (location TBA)

Seminar discussion: Friday, November 12, at noon (location TBA)

(a joint event with the CMU Humanities Center’s Climate Justice initiative)