Welcome

Welcome to the webpage for the Diverse Environmentalisms Research Team (DERT)! We are a group of scholars united to study the intersection of expressive culture and ecological change. Explore these pages for information about team members, research, and resources. 

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DERT Courses in Folklore and Ethnomusicology at IU in Spring 2018

The following courses are taught by Dr. Sue Tuohy, Dr. Steve Stuempfle, Dr. John McDowell, and Dr. Rebecca Dirksen each offers a unique insight into the relationship of cultural expressions and the environment around the world. Dr. Tuohy’s Course F253 Music, Community, Sustainability “focuses on the relations between music and the sustainability and vitality of … Continue reading DERT Courses in Folklore and Ethnomusicology at IU in Spring 2018

Weekly Blog Initiative

We are the Diverse Environmentalisms Research Team and our mission is to document the performance of expressive culture in situations of environmental challenge and to stimulate collaborative research on the diverse environmentalisms of local and indigenous groups. Rooted in local communities and indigenous practices, the genres and forms of expressive culture—including songs, stories, handicrafts, and … Continue reading Weekly Blog Initiative

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Deadline: Oct. 30, 2017)

An excellent post-doctoral fellowship opportunity at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018–2020 The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, seeks to hire … Continue reading Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Deadline: Oct. 30, 2017)

Up and Coming DERT Plans

The DERT project continues with an edited collection of essays from the March symposium in Bloomington. Stay tuned for word of progress as we put together this significant contribution to the environmental humanities. Watch this space as well as our facebook page for more information!

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