January 19, 2018

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Graphics Editor Cindy Ott recently contributed a blog about Giant Pumpkins to OUPblog, expanding on her 2010 Gallery piece on the same subject (15:4).

A recent article in Bowdoin College’s Bowdoin Daily Sun highlights Wallace Scot McFarlane’s April 2012 EH piece on the Androscoggin River, including an interview with McFarlane about his research. MacFarlane’s work is also highlighted on the Oxford University Press blog.

Winner of the Jack Temple Kirby Prize for 2011

Congratulations to James C. Giesen of Mississippi State University, whose article, “‘The Truth about the Boll Weevil’: The Nature of Planter Power in the Mississippi Delta” (Environmental History 14, no. 4 (October 2009): 683-704), was selected as the inaugural winner of the Jack Temple Kirby Award. Read more…

Winner of the Coffman


Prize for 2011

Congratulations to Kathryn S. Meier of the University of Scranton, this year’s winner of the Coffman Prize for her manuscript “The Seasoned Soldier: Coping with the Environment in Civil War Virginia.” Read more. . .

Winner of the Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize for 2011

We are pleased to announce that Christopher F. Jones is the winner of the 2011 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Prize for his article, “A Landscape of Energy Abundance: Anthracite Coal Canals and the Roots of American Fossil Fuel Dependence, 1820-1860,” “Environmental History” 15 (July 2010): 449-484. Read more. . .

On the behalf of the prize committee: Timothy LeCain, Erik Rau, and Heike Weber.