2006 - 2007

SEPTEMBER 19
Brian Donahue, "Meadows to Markets: Environmental History in Concord, Massachusetts"

OCTOBER 10
Samer Alatout, "Bio-territorial power and water in context: Israeli occupation of the West Bank, military orders, and frameworks of security, 1967-1992"

OCTOBER 24
Introductory Session: "Getting to Know Each Other: Folks Who Do Environmental History at UW-Madison"

NOVEMBER 7
Richard Keller, "City of Light, City of Heat: Social Ecology and the Making of the Paris Heat Wave"

NOVEMBER 21
Tom Brooking, University of Otago, New Zealand, "The Construction of the Grasslands in 'Newest England': New Zealand 1850s - 1920s"

JANUARY 31
Dawn Biehler, "Back-Alley Ecology: Rats, Public Health, and Urban Renewal in Baltimore, 1942-1955"

FEBRUARY 14
Andrew Case & Amrys Williams (with assistance from Todd Dresser & Kendra Smith-Howard), "Omnivorous Historians: Integrating Histories of Food, Agriculture, and Health"

MARCH 7
Gregg Mitman, "Dreaming of CHE: Imagining and Building a Center for Culture, History, and Environment"

MARCH 21
Gregg Mitman, A Tour of CHE's Future Home

APRIL 11
Jerry Greenberg, "What Happens in Nevada, Stays in Nevada: How Public Lands Bills There Have Set Off a Firestorm Within the Wilderness Community"

APRIL 25
General Discussion of the Center for Culture, History, and Environment's Proposed Certificate for Meeting Minor Requirements in the Graduate School

MAY 2
Conversation about Graduate Student Goals for new Center for Culture, History, and Environment (for grad students only)