Modern America Workshop - “Engineering Sustainability: The Chicago River and the Scales of Environmental Inequality”

Modern America Workshop
Event date: 
March 8, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Speaker(s): 
Andrew Needham
New York University
Seminar Series: 
Modern America Workshop
Audience: 
Public

“Engineering Sustainability: The Chicago River and the Scales of Environmental Inequality”

Andrew Needham, New York University


This workshop is open to the public. A pre-circulated paper for this workshop will be available approximately one-week prior to the workshop.


Andrew Needham is an Associated Professor of History at New York University. Needham specializes in recent United States history, with teaching and research emphases in environmental, American Indian, and urban and suburban history as well as the history of the American West. He is the is the author of Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest (Princeton University Press, 2014).


The Modern America Workshop is cosponsored by the Center for Collaborative History, Program in American Studies, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities, and the Land, Property, and Power in the Modern Metropolis graduate workshop.

Contact: 
Michael Glass
Area of Interest: 
Environmental History
Region: 
American West
Period: 
21st Century