EIHS Lecture: The Echo of the Whale: Taking History Below the Surface
Bathsheba Demuth is the Dean's Associate Professor of History and Environment and Society at Brown University, where she specializes in the lands and seas of the Russian and North American Arctic. Her prize winning first book, Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait (W.W. Norton) was named a best book of 2019 by Nature, NPR, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal among others. Demuth holds a BA and MA from Brown University, and an MA and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. A Carnegie Fellow, she is currently researching the Yukon River.
This event presented by the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies. It is made possible in part by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.
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|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History|
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