This lecture is part of a symposium on “After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and Future of Human-Nature Relations,” Townsend Center, 220 Stephens Hall, May 4, 2018, 9–5 pm. Note: This lecture is 159 Mulford Hall.
All are welcome.
Douglas Brinkley is a Professor of American History at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He is the author of The WildernessWarrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America (2009); Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America (2016); The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom (2011); and Rosa Parks: A Life (2000) among other books. His lecture is drawn from his book in progress, Silent Spring Revolution: Rachel Carson, John Kennedy and the Dawn of the Sixties Environmental Movement. He received his PhD from Georgetown University in U.S. History in 1989.He is a history commentator for CNN and serves as an editor of Audubon Magazine.