The Making of the American Landscape


Date: March 12, 2017

Time: 3–5 p.m.

Location: 1048 Black Mountain Road Hillsborough, CA

A special UW Department of History event in San Francisco

Spend an evening with renowned UW history professor Bill Cronon ’76, the Frederick Jackson Turner Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies. He studies American environmental history and the history of the American West. Cronon’s work seeks to understand the history of human interactions with the natural world. He has been a Rhodes Scholar, Danforth Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow, and MacArthur Fellow, and he has won prizes for his teaching at both Yale and the UW. He is a remarkable educator and one of the university’s most brilliant minds. Cronon’s talk will focus on his new course, The Making of the American Landscape, and his book by the same title.

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3 p.m. Reception with light refreshments
3:30–5 p.m. Program and discussion

Please park along the street, not in the driveway. Carpooling is encouraged.

This event is being cohosted by Amy Lambert ’83, parent of Lizzie Braunreuther ’16; and Gail and Steven Karp, parents of UW–Madison student Jake Karp x’17, at the Karp home.

Please register by March 6.

If you have any questions, please contact Abby Bergeron at 608-308-5346.