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Date(s) - 02/08/2016
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Garrison Hall 4.100

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Workshop: “Biological Diversity: From a ‘Tropical Problem’ to a ‘Global Crisis,'” by Megan Raby

Monday, February 8 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Garrison Hall (GAR), 4.100 128 INNER CAMPUS DR , Austin, Texas 78705

Megan Raby received her Ph.D. in the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution Archives and the National Museum of American History in 2013. She is the author of “Ark and Archive: Making a Place for Long-term Research on Barro Colorado Island, Panama,” appearing in the December issue of Isis, the journal of the History of Science Society. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled “American Tropics: The Caribbean Roots of Biodiversity Science.” She is an IHS Fellow this year.

Prof. Raby’s faculty profile and home page:

Lina Del Castillo
Assistant Professor of History
University of Texas at Austin
Profile: www.utexas.edu/cola/history/faculty/ld9277

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtneyby 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 5.