Eastwick Oral History Project Kiosk "Jukebox" Installation at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

Eastwick Oral History Project Kiosk "Jukebox" Installation at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

The Eastwick Oral History Project documents the rich history and complex cultural life of Eastwick — a vibrant community in Southwest Philadelphia. The neighborhood’s history is marked by deep connections to the landscape and waterways, as well as experiences of displacement and environmental injustice.

Welcome New PPEH Scholars: Kristina Lyons and Ben Mendelsohn

Welcome New PPEH Scholars: Kristina Lyons and Ben Mendelsohn

PPEH welcomes two new scholars to our intellectual community at the University of Pennsylvania: Kristina Lyons (Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Humanities) and Ben Mendelsohn (2018-2019 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities). Each comes to the program with exciting scholarly projects, excellence in teaching, innovative research approaches, and visions for public engagement in Philadelphia and beyond.