Hall Center For The Humanities


Don Worster
Don Worster
Hall Distinguished Professor of American History

"Feeling the Heat: Global Warming and the Future of the Great Plains"
Public Symposium

Tue., May. 6, 2008, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Salina Art Center
DON WORSTER, is the Hall Distinguished Chair in American History. He is one of the
leading historians of the American West and has played a key role in the development of environmental history?the historical study of the human relationship with the world of plants and animals a well as water, air and land. He has contributed to public debate about the important environmental issues of our time. His books include:

Dust Bowl: the Southern Plains in the 1930s (1979), which won the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History

Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West (1985)

A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell (2001)
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