Op-Eds & Other Writings

 

2016

Placing Washington, D.C.: National Parks Conservation Association, August 2, 2016

On Compromised Ground, in Trimble, Stephen and Allen, Kirsten Johanna, eds., Red Rock Testimony: Three Generations of Writers Speak on Behalf of Utah’s Public Lands. p. 30-32.

The Land Beyond Hate: National Parks Conservation Association, May 17, 2016

Untold Stories of the National Parks: Travel & Leisure, May-June 2016

Summer Reading: ArtForum, summer 2016, p. 98.

The View from Point Sublime: How a Child’s First Visit to the Grand Canyon Seeded a Life-Long Path: National Parks Conservation Association, April 20, 2016

Words That Fed Trace: Recommended Reads by Lauret Edith Savoy: Terrain.org, April 10, 2016

Honoring MLK Day: Remembering the Ties of Race and Place – The Fiftieth Anniversary of Ethical Horizons – Aldo Leopold Foundation, January 15, 2016


2015

The Overshadowing of an American Place: National Parks Conservation Association, November 30, 2015

From Denali to McKinley to Denali: U.S. Place Names Tell You Who’s in Power: The Daily Beast, September 17, 2015.

Coda, in Gilvin, A. and Stomberg, J., eds, El Anatsui: New Worlds. South Hadley, MA: Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, p. 118-122.


 

2014

Wilderness and Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Recognizing the Ties of Race and Place: Huffington Post, September 3, 2014

Fifty Years Later: Wilderness & Civil Rights in the Same Breath. Posted on the National Parks Conservation Association Park Advocate blog and The City Project: Equal Justice, Democracy, and Livability for All Blog, September 3, 2014

Much to Learn from Race and Wilderness: Albany TimesUnion, August 22, 2014.


 

2013

Early African-American Workers in DC Were More than Silent Witnesses: Christian Science Monitor, online September 2013 and reprinted January 2014.

Still an American Dilemma: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 33, Fall 2013.

Walking Thoughts on a Frozen Pond: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 31, Spring/Summer 2013.


 

2012

Properties of Desire: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 30, Fall/Winter 2012.

Migration in the Borderlands: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 29, Spring/Summer 2012.

Colored Memory, in Dunlap, Julie and Kellert, Stephen, eds., Companions in Wonder: Reflections on Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012, p. 237-241.


 

2011

Geographies of the Interior: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 28, Spring/Summer 2011.

Desegregating Nature: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 26, Spring/Summer 2011.


 

2010

Bedrock: Coming to a Language of the Earth: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 26, Fall/Winter 2010.

Winter Leaves: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 25, Spring 2010.

Still an American Dilemma, in Moore, Kathleen Dean and Nelson, Michael P., eds., Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril. San Antonio: Trinity University Press, p. 312-316.


 

2009

The View from Point Sublime: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 24, Fall/Winter 2009.

Placing Washington, D.C., before the Inauguration: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, No. 23, Winter/Spring 2009.

Pieces toward a Just Whole: The Georgia Review, v. LXIII, n. 1, 2009, p. 52-62. Invited contribution to special theme feature “Culture and the Environment: A Conversation in Five Essays.”

New Place, Old Roots: Orion, v. 28, n. 1, 2009, p. 14-15


 

2008

Possibility Begins Here, in Corcoran, Peter Blaze and Wohlpart, A. James, eds., A Voice for Earth: American Writers Respond to the Earth Charter. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008, p. 107-112.

The Future of Environmental Essay: A Discourse: Terrain.org, A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, Issue No. 22, Summer/Fall 2008. Online journal with audio excerpts from four-person panel presentations given at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) national conference (February 2008).

To See the Whole: A Future of Environmental Writing: Ecotone, v. 3, n. 2, p. 176-178.