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Wolfgang Schivelbusch

Thu, February 8, 2007 | MEZ B0.306 (auditorium in the basement of the connecting building between MEZ and BEN)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

author of numerous cultural histories including: The Railway Journey: The Industrialization of Time and Space in the Nineteenth Century; Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century; Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants; and The Culture of Defeat: On National Trauma, Mourning, and Recovery Will Present a Public Lecture on the Topic "Air:Its History in Culture, Mythology, and Science"

Sponsored by: The Texas Chair Endowment in the Department of Germanic Studies, The Department of History and the Center for European Studies

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