Let’s talk nerdy.
Fresh out of the dictionary with an eco edition, Word Nerds is one communication instructor and four students who tackle conversations on how our changing environment impacts our lexicon. In this series, Word Nerds explores the meaning, etymology, and impact of six “eco” words.
By Marlene Wurfel, Jack Gillard, Leanna Bressan, Kaylin Wilson & Priya Thapar
November 3, 2022
Ecocide & Ecogrief
Our hosts look into the etymology of ecocide and ecogrief.
By Marlene Wurfel & Jack Gillard
December 8, 2022
Eco-anxiety & Eco-terrorism
Our hosts look into the etymology of eco-anxiety and eco-terrorism.
By Leanna Bressan & Jack Gillard
January 5, 2023
Eco-sexuality & Eco-tourism
Our hosts look into the etymology of eco-sexuality and eco-tourism.
By Kaylin Wilson & Priya Thapar