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.
Lina Del Castillo
Assistant Professor of History
University of Texas at Austin
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.