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Environmental History Symposium

April 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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All are welcome to an informal research symposium highlighting the work of faculty and graduate students in environmental history at Auburn University.

Panel 1: Environmental Histories of the US South

  • Dr. Ken Noe, “The Howling Storm: Weather, Climate, and the American Civil War”
  • Mr. Peter Thomas, “Conceptualizing Civil War Encampments as Militarized Landscapes.”
  • Dr. Jason Hauser, “A Climate History of the American South.”
  • Dr. Elijah Gaddis, “Landscapes of Lynching: Objects, Environment, and Racial Terror”

Panel 2: Environmental Histories Around the World

  • Dr. Christopher Ferguson, “The Age of Environism? Thinking about People, Places, and Things during Britain’s First Industrial Revolution, c. 1770-c. 1870”
  • Dr. Sarah Hamilton, “Water Underground: Comparative Histories of Groundwater Exploitation”
  • Dr. Claire Perrott, “The Volcano that Grew out of a Mexican Cornfield”
  • Dr. Xaq Frohlich, “What is the Mediterranean diet?: The reinvention of a culinary tradition as a global, healthy lifestyle”


April 22, 2021
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Department of History
(334) 844-4360
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