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A Voyage to Mongolia's Reindeer Herders: Conservation in a Changing Climate

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Viking Braggot Southtowne Pub 2490 Willamette Street, Eugene

History Pub talks presents “A Voyage to Mongolia’s Reindeer Herders: Conservation in a Changing Climate” featuring Nancy Langston, Mellon Visiting Scholar with the Center for Environmental Futures.

Nancy Langston is an environmental historian and ecologist. She is the Mellon Visiting Scholar in Environmental Humanities at the Center for Environmental Futures in fall 2019, during which time she will be conducting scholarship on migratory species. She is a published author of several books, including two about the environmental history of Oregon. Where Land and Water Meet: A Western Landscape Transformed (University of Washington Press, 2003) examines land management conflicts of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. Langston’s earlier book, Forest Dreams, Forest Nightmares: The Paradox of Old Growth in the Inland West (UWP, 1995), is an award-winning study on the forest health crisis on western national forests. Her current project, “New Mobilities of the Anthropocene: Climate Change, Toxics, and Animal Migrations,” is a study of woodland caribou and common loons.

7:00–8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

Open to the public. Food and drink will be available.

Cosponsored by the University of Oregon Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and the Center for Environmental Futures.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Quack Chats


College of Arts & Sciences, History

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Alumni



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