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Public Lecture - "Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge of the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850"

October 10, 2019
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Reaud Executive Event Space, Wayne A. Reaud Building

Join us for a book talk and lecture by Cameron B. Strang, author of Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850.

Cameron B. Strang is an early Americanist who focuses on the history of science, borderlands, Native America and the Atlantic world. He recently joined the University of Nevada, Reno's department of history in 2014. He earned his B.A. from McGill University (2004), his M.A. from the University of New Hampshire (2008) and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin (2013). He has received support for his research from the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, the National Science Foundation, the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study and several other institutions. His articles include prize-winning pieces in The William and Mary Quarterly and The Journal of American History, and he is co-editor of a special edition of Early American Studies on the environment in early America. He also co-edited HOSLAC: The History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean. His first book, Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850, was published in 2018. He is also working on a second book project, a history of Native American explorers.

Lecture is free and open to the public. Books will be made available for purchase, and Mr. Strang will be available after the lecture for signing.

Sponsored by The Center for History & Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast.

Ree Stelly
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