In the August 2014 edition of The Public Historian (University of California Press), SHRA’s Jennifer Stevens reviews Nature Next Door: Cities and Trees in the American Northeast by Ellen Stroud. You can read the review by clicking the link below and scrolling to pages 7 and 8. Book Reviews from The Public Historian, August 2014
Copious movies over the past several years have used the film industry’s iconic motto of “lights, camera, action” to portray historical stories, both fictional and factual. While Hollywood’s films have targeted a variety of timeframes and places, the history of race relations in the United States has occupied many movie makers since 2011. In these… Read the Rest »
Today’s blog post was written by HannaLore Hein, SHRA’s fall intern. Learn more about HannaLore here. “Entrepreneurialism” and “History” are two words that don’t often end up in the same sentence… at least that has been my experience, until recently. I have always had a passion for history, but I cannot say the same about… Read the Rest »
SHRA’s Dr. Jennifer Stevens has been invited back as an adjunct faculty member at Boise State University. She will teach courses in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. This session, she is teaching an upper division course in North American Environmental History for the Department of History in the College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs. In the… Read the Rest »
“What are you going to do with that?!” It’s the question I was asked most often while attending graduate school. Fortunately, the Master in Applied Historical Research (MAHR) Program at Boise State University allowed me to answer that skeptical question. The Boise State University History Department has innovatively developed a two-prong approach to the study… Read the Rest »
I was recently asked to speak at a Rotary meeting about the history of the Boise Foothills and the city’s Greenbelt and River preservation. The meeting was a treat to attend. I participated in the Pledge of Allegiance (not sure the last time I recited that!), and the singing of My Country Tis’ of Thee…. Read the Rest »
Dr. Stevens recently signed a contract with University of California Press for her forthcoming book, Women, Bulldozers, and the West: Early Environmentalism in Western Cities, 1950-1975. The book is expected to come in late 2012.
SHRA Associate Anna Bailey recently participated in a small seminar on the Lumbee Indians at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her participation was requested by faculty at the University based on her original research of the tribe. Additionally, Dr. Bailey was recently hired as an Adjunct Professor of History at Boise State University. She will be teaching a… Read the Rest »