Institutional Home of Environmental History, the journal of the American Society for Environmental History and the Forest History Society

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Executive Headquarters of the Agricultural History Society


Professor Emeritus Charles D. Lowery Has Died

January 14, 2019

/*-->*/ Charles D. Lowery, Starkville resident, born May 8, 1937 died January 12, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tu-pelo due to complications from pulmonary fibrosis. he was born in greeneville but spent his childhood in Montgomery, Ala-bama, where he graduated in 1955 from Sidney Lanier high School. he received a BA in English from Huntington College(1959), an MA from Florida State university (1961), and a phD from the university of Virginia, where he was a JeffersonScholar (1966). During this time, Charles was also a minister in the united Methodist Church. he taught history...

MSU History Set to Open Online History Major in 2019

December 4, 2018

Look to this space for additional details. All courses now online will count towards the new online history major.

Mississippi State History Announces Maroon and White Graduate Assistantships

November 23, 2018

Aided by a grant from the graduate school, Mississippi State History is pleased to offer a series of special competitive graduate assistantships for new students enrolling in August 2019. Each is named after a retired history faculty member. There are two types of assistantships for the coming academic year. Mississippi State’s two colors—maroon and white—differentiate the two awards. Both require recipients to be teaching assistants. Duties may include working as an editorial assistant for ISIS, the journal of the History of Science Society, for Environmental History, the...

When Is Three Four?

November 16, 2018

For more than a decade, MSU history has organized its graduate work around three Nodes of Excellence—History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HOST); Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History (ARE); and Empire, Power, Identity and Conflict (EPIC) --and several traditional areas of interest—race, gender, and the south. These subject areas have served the department and its faculty well. But times change. It an effort to improve what we do, it makes sense to make some modifications and to organize what had been traditional subject areas into a fourth free standing node. HOST and ARE well...

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