2015 Melville-Nelles Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History: James Daschuk, November 18

Red Mud Indian Reserve, Carrot River, Saskatchewan, 1907. Source: Library and Archives Canada, 3361249.

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I’m pleased to announce that the 2015 Melville-Nelles-Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History will be held on Wednesday, November 18. A reception will start at 4:15pm in the private dining room at the Schulich Executive Learning Centre and the lecture will begin at 4:45pm.

2015 MNH Lecture in Environmental History
James Daschuk, “Clearing the Plains and Clearing the Air: Environmental History and National Memory in 2015”
Schulich Private Dining Room, Schulich Executive Learning Centre
4:15pm: Reception; 4:45pm: Lecture

This year’s lecturer is James Daschuk from University of Regina. He is the author of the award-winning best-seller, Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life. Professor Daschuk’s lecture will reflect on his book and the implications of environmental history research for the 200th anniversary commemoration of the birth of John A. Macdonald and the upcoming 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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Sean Kheraj is the director of the Network in Canadian History and Environment. He's an associate professor in the Department of History at York University. His research and teaching focuses on environmental and Canadian history. He is also the host and producer of Nature's Past, NiCHE's audio podcast series and he blogs at http://seankheraj.com.

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