Ellen Stroud, 2009–2010 | National Humanities Center

Ellen Stroud (NHC Fellow, 2009–10)

Project Title

Dead As Dirt: An Environmental History of the Dead Body

Bryn Mawr College

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2009–10

Ellen Stroud worked extensively on her book Dead as Dirt: An Environmental History of the Dead Body, under contract with Harvard University Press, and revised Seeing the Trees: How Cities Brought Forests Back to the Northeastern United States, under contract with University of Washington Press. She wrote "Who Cares About Forests? How Forest History Matters" for A Companion to American Environmental History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) and revised "Reading the Body in Environmental History" for The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History.