Field Notes

  • Witnessing Climate Stories

    News

    5/12/2022 – This March, PPEH’s Dr. Bethany Wiggin attended the Chesapeake Conversations: Telling Youth Climate Stories event to present the My Climate Story project, and facilitate a climate storytelling workshop with participants. Afterward, we spoke to two of the event's organizers about their experiences sharing climate stories in this way for the first time.
  • Introducing Our Cohort of “Climate Champion” Teachers!

    Announcement

    4/21/2022 – We are delighted to welcome this astonishingly talented cohort of ten Philadelphia High School teachers as a Climate Champions and part of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities' My Climate Story public research project.
  • Meet the 2022 Ecotopian Toolmakers!

    Announcement

    4/8/2022 – We are delighted to announce our 2022 Ecotopian Toolmakers for Delaware Watershed Justice! Our jury reviewed an exceptionally strong pool of applicants, and selected a cohort of five interdisciplinary creators who will be holding public workshops at the Independence Seaport Museum (ISM) in May and June. Read on to learn more about our Toolmakers and see images of their past work–and stay tuned for their workshop dates at ISM! We hope to see you there.
  • We're Partnering with High School Teachers in Philadelphia for Climate Literacy

    Announcement

    4/5/2022 – Through April 15, 2022, we are recruiting high school teachers across disciplines to become funded “Climate Champions” as part of our My Climate Story climate literacy project! Watch the 30-minute webinar with the project's lead, PPEH's Dr. Bethany Wiggin, to learn more.
  • Guiding Our Next Steps

    News

    3/16/2022 – The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities is embarking on an ambitious strategic planning process and we want to hear from you! Please take 10 minutes (not more!) to help us discover some basic information about how you--our diverse stakeholders at Penn, in Philadelphia, and across the planet--interact with PPEH.