Checklists

Thematic lists from the Center for Culture, History, and Environment.

Faculty Favorites: Books for an Engaged Spring

Environmental scholars in the United States and Europe share the books they’re most excited about teaching this spring.

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A Syllabus for Contextualizing Energy Policy Debates

Visions of the future of United States energy production cannot be understood without a good sense of the past. We’ve gathered some of the most helpful sources for thinking historically about energy.

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Six Quick Lessons in How to Read a Landscape

How do you teach someone to re-see a place they know well? Try these tips on introducing students to the practice of treating landscapes as historical documents.

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Edge Effects: 2016 in Review

The Edge Effects editorial board looks back on 2016.

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Edgy Stuff: November 2016 Recommendations

November 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Edgy Stuff: October 2016 Recommendations

October 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Faculty Favorites: New Books for the Classroom

Professors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison share the books and articles they’re most excited about teaching this fall.

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Edgy Stuff: National Parks Centennial Edition

The Edge Effects Editorial Board’s September recommendations feature content on the National Parks from around the web and beyond for the parks’ Centennial.

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Edgy Stuff: August 2016 Recommendations

August 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Edgy Stuff: July 2016 Recommendations

July 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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