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Michael Robinson: "Tribes of the Imagination: How Scientists Created a Prehistory of Whiteness"

Monday, January 27, 2020
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Storrs Campus

This lecture is the second talk of the Humanities and Science Series.

Michael Robinson is a professor of history at Hillyer College, University of Hartford. He is the author of The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture (University of Chicago Press), winner of the 2008 Book Award for the History of Science in America and The Lost White Tribe: Explorers, Scientists, and the Theory that Changed a Continent (Oxford University Press), winner of the History of Science Society’s Davis Prize and finalist for the 2017 Connecticut Book Award. He is the host of the history of science and exploration podcast, Time To Eat the Dogs.


Helen Rozwadowski,

History Department (primary), American Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English Department, Humanities Institute, UConn Master Calendar

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