Exploring the connections between expression and
environment, history and habitation, meaning and materiality.
PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
Recent and Upcoming Events
July 10-14, 2019
Oct. 2019-April 2020
April 17, 2020
Panel Chair and Respondent
"Engineering for the Planet"
Panel Sponsored by ASLE
The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering
State Scholar for Idaho Humanities Council "The Crossroads as Witness: Hope, Silence, and the Rural Ideal"
Lecture at openings of Smithsonian exhibit:
"Crossroads: Change in Rural America"
Oct. 12, 2019 - Burley
Nov. 30 , 2019 - Salmon
Jan. 17, 2020 - Lewiston
March 7, 2020 - Rexburg
April 24, 2020 - Nampa
"Figuring Halcyon Days:
Thoreau's Grief for America"
The Wild About Nature Lyceum
White Salmon Valley Community Library
White Salmon, WA
My professional life centers on the environmental humanities—and, more particularly, on thinking through how people have understood and expressed their relations to the natural world.