By Sean Schmidt | Nov 30, 2015

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Location: Kane Hall 210
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Christof Mauch, Chair and Professor of American Cultural History at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), presents a Katz Distinguished Lecture.

Mauch is the founder and director of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment & Society, one of the largest international research centers for the environmental humanities and social sciences. One of the world’s most distinguished scholars of environmental history, Mauch is currently working on a book entitled Green New Worlds: Travels into the History and Nature of the United States that includes case studies of Portland and Seattle. Mauch is also the author of Humans and the Environment: Sustainability from a Historical Perspective (in German, 2014) and Nature in German History (2004), as well as the co-editor of American Environments: Climate, Cultures, Catastrophe (2012), Rivers in History: Perspectives on Waterways in Europe and North America (2008), and Shades of Green: Environmental Activism around the Globe (2006).

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