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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

IHS Workshop: "Drowning Gods and Developing Prayer Sites: the Building of Glen Canyon Dam and the Fate of Rainbow Bridge National Monument"

Mon, May 3, 2010 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100

The Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presents a talk by Dr. Erika Bsumek, professor of history at The University of Texas at Austin and IHS Fellow, entitled "Drowning Gods and Developing Prayer Sites: the Building of Glen Canyon Dam and the Fate of Rainbow Bridge National Monument".

Bsumek's current research explores the impact of large construction projects—including dams, highways, and suburbs—on the American West.  Her current book project is entitled The Concrete West: Engineering Society and Culture in the Arid West, 1900-1970.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP required. Please e-mail Courtney Meador to reserve your lunch by 9 a.m., Friday, April 30.

Professor Bsumek’s faculty home page
Description of Dr. Bsumek’s first book, Indian-Made

Sponsored by: IHS, History Dept.


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