Field Notes

  • Meet Our 2023 My Philadelphia Climate Story Climate Heroes!

    2/6/2023 – Please welcome our first ever Climate Heroes!
  • Reading Buildings Like Documents with Joy Huntington


    11/17/2022 – An interview with ACLS Leading Edge Fellow Joy Huntington, appointed to Historic Germantown for the project "Decolonizing Historic Germantown: Re-Framing Sites, Collections, Landscapes, and Museums," a collaboration with PPEH. Huntington discusses her research into Germantown's early 20th century history as a site of Black businesses and culture using 1913's "A Souvenir of Germantown" booklet.
  • Welcome, Academic Year Student Eco-Reps!

    11/15/2022 – The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities is excited to welcome three 2022-2023 Student Eco-Reps for the academic year!
  • The Climate of Concepts: Zine Library

    PPEH Fellows Blog

    11/9/2022 – In this Field Note from PPEH 2021-22 Postdoctoral Fellow Nandita Badami, she shares student work and reflections from her Spring 2022 class, "The Climate of Concepts: How Words Build Worlds." Read on to learn about how this interdisciplinary work led to student-created zines, and more.
  • Listen Up! Philadelphia Youth Share Their Climate Stories


    10/17/2022 – PPEH's Climate Champions, nine high school teachers working in eight Philadelphia School Di