Category Archives: Shameless Promotion

Reviving a Canadian Hero

*This was written for Active History and can also be found on the Sam Steele Collection site. Sam Steele was the Forrest Gump of Canadian History. He was involved in some way with the Fenian Raids, the Long March West, the 1870 … Continue reading

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Busy Summer

Summer is off to a busy start so post here have been few and far between – didn’t even get something up about CHESS 2011, St.Andrews edition! Will strive to do better from a writing workshop on Hornby Island next … Continue reading

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EHTV: Live from the Field

In April NiCHE started a new project to share with the world what Canadian Environmental Historians do. A number of Flip cameras were purchased, branded with NiCHE skins, and distributed to willing historians to take with them as they research … Continue reading

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Cross Pollinations

March 24-28 an interdisciplinary workshop is taking place at the University of Alberta. It is called Cross-Pollinations: Seeding New Ground for Environmental Thought & Activism across the Arts & Humanities and it includes public talks on March 24 and March … Continue reading

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A Conference beyond Place.

In the past year I have spent approximately 30 hours in airplanes going to conferences and workshops. That is about 19 914km travelled – a footprint I try not to think about too much. The reason for all this travel … Continue reading

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Place and Placelessness Promotional Podcast

In a previous post I talked about the un-workshop the NiCHE New Scholar’s group is organizing for October 1-2, 2010. The organizing committee is working hard to promote the hell out of this thing because we want to see the … Continue reading

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Place and Placelessness*

Are you a graduate student interested in environmental history? Do you worry about the size of your conference/workshop related carbon footprint? Would you like to exchange ideas with other grad students and not feel bad about contributing to the various … Continue reading

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