"Return of the Repressed: Native Presence and American Memory in John Muir’s 'Boyhood and Youth'"" Monday, May 21, 2018, 4 – 5:30pm
"Return of the Repressed: Native Presence and American Memory in John Muir’s 'Boyhood and Youth'""
Campus Location:Hunt Hall
Room:142
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Paul Robbins
Sponsored by:Geography and Community Development graduate groups; John Muir Institute of the Environment; Department of History; Center for Regional Change; Community and Regional Development, Department of Human Ecology; and Institute for Social Sciences

Paul Robbins, director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, gives this talk about John Muir's “The Story of My Boyhood and Youth" (1913), addressing what it reveals about repression — by both the naturalist and the nation — of memories of Native American genocide, and compulsions that led to the founding of the national parks system.

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