Call for Editors: H-Environment Roundtables

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The H-Environment Roundtable team is looking for a new editor and hope members of this list will consider this opportunity.  This is an unpaid, volunteer position. It also is a great way to meet and work with a variety of scholars working on environmental subjects, and to help shape conversations about emerging scholarship. The goal of the roundtables is to foster conversation between authors and reviewers. The three editors each pick 3-4 books to feature each year. They assemble a group of 3-4 commenters for each book, edit the comments and the author responses, and write introductions for each roundtable. The editors collaborate frequently. 

As the editorial team continues to build out the catalogue of roundtables on Canadian environmental history, we particularly invite scholars from the field to consider this service. (It is rewarding, too!)

Term: 3-5 years 

Work load: Emailing and networking with a diverse set of colleagues in the field to maintain the publishing calendar for each roundtable. Roundtable editing, formatting, and publishing on H-Environment. Coordinating with peer editors to select books, striving to improve geographic and demographic representation. 

 New editors are welcome to “shadow” existing in-progress roundtables to learn the ropes during summer 2024, and will start their own roundtables in fall 2024. For more information, contact Kara Schlichting: kara.schlichting [@] 

Feature image: Photo by Glen Noble on Unsplash.
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Kara Murphy Schlichting is an Associate Professor of History at Queens College, CUNY. Schlichting has published in the Journal of Urban History and the Journal of Planning History. She is a co-editor of H-Environment Roundtables and the author of 'New York Recentered: Building the Metropolis from the Shore' (University of Chicago Press 2019).

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