Book Series

This book series, with accompanying digital materials, develops interdisciplinary and multimedia approaches to the concept of region, place, and ethics in environmental studies. While including a range of disciplines - from sciences and social sciences to literature and philosophy - "Stories of the Susquehanna Valley" articulates narratives of an eco-region that played a formative role in the early republic, and which today provides potential models for more environmentally sustainable approaches to human community. || Learn more about the Stories of the Susquehanna Valley Book Series.

Lecture Series

The "Stories of the Susquehanna Valley" lecture series is sponsored by the Place Studies Program of the Bucknell Center for Sustainability & the Environment. Recent speakers are listed to the right. Upcoming lectures can be found on our "Events & News" page.

Digital Mapping

Check out this Digital Humanities environmental map of the Confluence region which

  • provides links to environmental systems of the four-county area
  • details the relation of human material cultures and narratives to natural systems
  • includes Native American and early American technologies that shaped the watershed
  • uses as its base Prof. Katie Faull's study of Moravian diaries from the area and Prof. David Del Testa's work in early mill technology.