By William A. Gleason

About William A. Gleason

William A. Gleason is Professor and Chair of English at Princeton University, where he is also affiliated with the Program in American Studies, the Center for African American Studies, the Program in Urban Studies, and the Princeton Environmental Institute. He is the author of The Leisure Ethic: Work and Play in American Literature, 1840–1940 (1999) and Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature (2011), a runner-up for the 2012 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize in American Studies.

Welcome, Keywords for Environmental Studies

We’re delighted to announce the publication of Keywords for Environmental Studies, the fifth volume in NYU Press’s Keywords series. Our goal in producing the volume has been to create a new “state of the field” inventory and analysis of the central terms and debates currently structuring the most exciting research in and across environmental studies, including the environmental humanities, environmental social sciences, sustainability sciences, and the sciences of nature.

The breadth of this approach means that while our volume shares many of the central features of the other books in the series—incisive essays on key terms in the field, a comprehensive bibliography, an open invitation to discussion and dialogue—it’s also unique in that our contributors hail not only from the humanities and social sciences but also from the environmental sciences. In this volume you will find contributions from distinguished voices in an appropriately wide range of areas, including …

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