Field Notes

  • Expertise and Advocacy in the Wake of a Refinery Explosion

    News

    1/17/2020 – PPEH continues to work toward our core commitment to arts-driven inquiry into place, particularly our campus and the City of Philadelphia, in the wake of the bankrupt PES refinery's explosion that rocked the city in the early hours of June 21, 2019.
  • Exploring the Possibilities of Immersive Environmental Storytelling

    News

    1/17/2020 – At PPEH, we've long been curious about how play and games might encourage environmental inquiry.  So often environmentalists can seem such insuffer
  • Partnership to Encourage and Document Climate Finance on University Campuses

    News

    1/16/2020 – PPEH has initiated a collaboration with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII) to challenge teams at colleges and universities across the country to invest a college endowment to drive climate solutions while generating a healthy return on investment.
  • Climates of Inequality and Postures of Collaboration

    News

    1/10/2020 – PPEH’s public-facing work strategically unsettles traditional boundaries between university communities and wider publics. It aims at helping build multi-scale networks of scholars, activists, artists, and practitioners working on issues of environmental justice. To this end, we joined the Humanities Action Lab (HAL) community-curated public humanities project, Climates of Inequality.
  • PPEH is Hiring a New Program Assistant!

    Announcement

    1/2/2020 – Our fantastic Program Assistant, Rachel Ishikawa, is moving on from Penn!