Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Workshop: "Writing a Deep History of 'Humboldt’s Current,'" by Kristin Wintersteen, University of Houston

Mon, December 1, 2014 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Kristin Wintersteen
received her Ph.D. in Modern Latin American History from Duke University in 2011. Following three semesters as a postdoctoral fellow at Tulane University's Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Kristin began her current position as Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Houston in Fall 2013. Her research, which centers on the environmental history of ocean fisheries in the Southeast Pacific, has been generously supported by Fulbright-Hays, the Organization of American States, the American Historical Association, and the American Society for Environmental History, among others. In addition to her manuscript-in-progress, Kristin's forthcoming publications include an essay for a special edition of Harvard Design Magazine on "the oceanic turn," and a chapter in the edited volume Desigualdades Socioambientales en América Latina (Universidad Nacional de Colombia).

Prof. Wintersteen's faculty profile:

Megan Raby, Assistant Professor of History, UT Austin

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney by 9 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History

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