Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Nancy Unger: American Women in Environmental History

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Civics, Media Library

From pre-Columbian times to today’s environmental-justice movements, women and men have responded to the environment and environmental issues in profoundly different ways—and the synergy produced by the interplay between environment and sex, sexuality, and gender is just beginning. Now, on the heels of the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, Seattle native Nancy Unger, Associate Professor of History at Santa Clara University and author of Beyond Nature’s Housekeepers, examines how women have played a unique role, for better and sometimes for worse, in the shaping of the American environment. Presented as part of the Town Hall Civic series, with University Book Store.  Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.

LEARN MORE:
http://bit.ly/THNancyUnger

Audio Here: 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

This entry was posted in Civics, Media Library and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • Other Civics, Media Library Events

    Rick Perlstein: Belief in America, From Nixon to Reagan

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

    Paul Roberts: Anchoring American Impulses

    Thursday, September 4, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

    Health Matters: Education’s Role in Public Health

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

  • member button-02

  • email-tile

  • Calendar