March 25, 2011
Sterling Evans, Louise Welsh Chair of Oklahoma, Southern Plains, and Borderlands History, University of Oklahoma
April 22, 2010
"Damming Sonora: An Environmental and Transnational History of Water, Agriculture, and Society in Northwest Mexico"
Drew Swanson, Ph.D. candidate, UGA
March 20, 2009
"Let There be Bright: The Emergence of Yellow Tobacco Cultivation"
Clifford Kuhn, Georgia State University
January 30, 2009
"'Restoring the Land, Restoring the People': Arthur Raper and the
Unified Farm Program in Greene County, Georgia, 1940-1942"
Richard Mizelle, Florida State University
December 5, 2008
"Where 16 Railroads Meet the Sea: The 1927 Flood and Border Migration to Texas"
Jennifer Leigh Smith, Georgia Tech
November 14, 2008
"The Soviet Cold War Fur Trade and its Environmental Consequences"
Jim Giesen and Mark Hersey, Mississippi State University
October 3, 2008
Mark Hersey, "What Dreams Might Die: The Collapse of George Washington Carver's Campaign on Behalf of Impoverished Sharecroppers"
Jim Giesen, "Boll Weevil Blues: Myth-Making in Alabama"
Kendra Smith-Howard, University at Albany (SUNY)
April 18, 2008
"Reassessing the Risks of Nature: Milk, 1950-1970"
Kip Curtis, Eckerd College
February 29, 2008
"Nature in the Margins: Biography, Geography, and History in Walden Woods"
Brian Drake, University of Georgia
February 1, 2008
"Natural Rights, Or, Finding Environmentalism in the Strangest Places"
Monica Gisolfi, University of North Carolina - Wilmington
November 30, 2007
"From Public Nuisance to Health Threat: the Environmental Consequences of Large-Scale Agricultural Production."
Emily Brock, Georgia State University
October 12-14, 2007
Dr. Brock presented "'Timber is a Crop!': Industrial Reforestation and the Environmental
History of the Second Growth Forest," chapter 4 from her book manuscript
in progress, Permanent Forest: Science, Industry and Wilderness in the
September 14, 2007
Georgia Workshop in History of Agriculture and Environment
hosted the fourth annual international Workshop in History,
Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science. This event brought
together a select group of graduate students and faculty to discuss
work-in-progress. For more information, visit www.uga.edu/wheats2007. The fifth annual WHEATS will be held in Manhattan, Kansas, at Kansas State University.
Mark Finlay, Armstrong Atlantic State University
April 19, 2007
"Resistance to Domestic Rubber Crops and the Emergency Rubber Project,
1942-1945," chapter 7 from book manuscript, "American Rubber for War
and Peace: Thomas Edison and the Struggle for a Domestic Rubber Crop"
Albert Way, UGA Ph.d. Candidate
March 5, 2007
Predators and Prey: Stalking Wildlife Management," Chapter 4 from
dissertation in progress, Burned To Be Wild: Science, Society, and
Conservation in the Southern Longleaf Pine."
Claire Strom, North Dakota State University
February 20, 2007
Editor of Agricultural History
"The Yeomen," chapter 2 from a book manuscript in progress, "Making Cat Fish Bait out of Government Boys: Cattle Tick Eradication in
the American South, 1900-1940"
Brian Donahue, Brandeis University
February 19, 2007
Lecture, Environmental Ethics Certificate Program,
"Wildlands and Woodlands: Environmental History and the Conservation of the Eastern Forest"
Student Learning Center (SLC) 250, 5:00pm
Brian Donahue, Brandeis University
December 1, 2006
November 14, 2006
Author of The Great Meadow: Farmers and the Land in Colonial Concord
WHAE seminar, "The New View from Sanderson's Farm," 4:00-5:30pm, LeConte 320]
Duncan Maysilles, UGA PhD candidate
October 13, 2006
"Keeping a Blocked Docket": Smoke and the Tennessee Courts, 1890-1905"
Sara Gregg, Iowa State University
October 3, 2006
"A Harvest of Scarcity: The Subsistence Economy in the Blue Ridge
Michelle McLachlan, University of Georgia MA student
September 12, 2006
"Cultivating Americans: Landscape, Gardening, and Assimilation at Manzanar Relocation Center"
Kathryn Newfont, Mars Hill College
April 14, 2006
"Cut the Clearcutting! Big-Timber Enclosure and Commons Environmentalism"
Mark Fiege, Colorado State University
For more information, contact: Shane Hamilton (shamilto at uga dot edu)
"The Road to Brown v. Board, Or, The Natural History of the Color Line"
Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts