Spring has arrived, but we’re still in awe of “Winter in Hyde Park,” a photo essay by Luc Lampietti for Expositions Magazine.
See the complete project here: http://ow.ly/67LR50Ivaiu
Are you a third year environmental and urban studies major interested in writing a BA thesis? Join us on April 7th to brainstorm ideas, ask questions, and get advice.
Register here: http://ow.ly/nZr850IvgCu
This afternoon in the Urban Lounge will be the first of our weekly Writing Wednesdays!
Hosted by PGE and Chicago Studies all throughout Spring Quarter, Writing Wednesdays are dedicated weekly writing time (with coffee and cookies!) for BA-focused research and other independent and collaborative projects. Faculty and staff will be on hand to answer questions about the ENST Thesis/Capstone process and to provide general support and guidance to writers.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 3:00–5:00pm
The Urban Lounge, 1155 E. 60th St.
"I would like students to get immersed in the area—not only in the natural parts of it, which my colleagues will be more than capable of presenting to them, but with the people."
In his interview with Hannah Wilson-Black, Professor Ray Lodato shares his hopes for his Spring Quarter course, Environmental Justice in the Calumet.
Read the full interview here: http://ow.ly/YQIk50ImSHL
We're hiring a full-time executive assistant in the Committee on Geographical Sciences!
The Committee on Geographical Sciences and the Program on the Global Environment are in the process of being combined and renovated to form the Committee on Environment, Geography and Urbanization (CEGU). Based in the Division of Social Sciences, CEGU is envisioned as a robust interdisciplinary platform for critical thinking, advanced research, and innovative pedagogy on the societal and spatial dimensions of climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental transformation.
In this formative moment for CEGU, we seek a highly professional and detail-oriented administrative assistant to provide executive support to faculty leadership of the Committee, to assist in running the Committee’s day-to-day operations, and to aid efforts at the development of graduate-level curricular initiatives.
Learn more and apply: http://ow.ly/tTPP50ItW45
Please join the Nicholson Center for British Studies on Tuesday for a faculty lecture by Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, "Fossil Futures: Rethinking British History in the Anthropocene." The faculty working group for the Committee on Environment, Geography and Urbanization (CEGU) is proud to co-sponsor. Dipesh Chakrabarty will moderate.
Register here: https://uchicagogroup.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0QtaLVVgQYe7eiQUMLDrdg
Congratulations to PGE alum Yuna Song for the publication of her master's research on entomophagy and food security in the Sustainability Journal!
The full text is available for open access here: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/14/7/3875
In Urban Ecology in the Great Nearby, a recent Environmental and Urban Studies course taught by Alison Anastasio, student Matt Guyton explored how we interact with the nature around us and how our local ecologies come to be.
See the full project here: http://ow.ly/QqC850IjXEp
CMP? CMA? NDC? REC? RETC?
Curious about environmental policy but confused by all the jargon? Chicago Policy Review put together this handy reference guide to explain everything from from the UNFCCC to Blue Bonds.
Check it out here: http://ow.ly/kVAn50ImNcO
Join the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT) on March 30 at 5:00pm CT (in-person or on Zoom) for an event featuring Ghassan Hage, co-sponsored by the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, the Department of Anthropology, and the faculty working group for the Committee on Environment, Geography and Urbanization (CEGU).
Register here: http://ow.ly/BCHP50Ik66Y