April 6, 2019

San Antonio’s Environmental History with Char Miller

  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
  •    |   Location of Session: West Terrace
  • Adult Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 11:00 AM
  •    |   Signing Location: Southwest School of Art Parking Lot

About the Author

Char Miller

Char Miller, formerly a professor of history at Trinity University, is now the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College. His most recent books include San Antonio: A Tricentennial History; Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land; and Where There’s Smoke: The Environmental Science, Public Policy, and Politics of Marijuana. Other works include the trilogy Not So Golden State: Sustainability vs. the California Dream; On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest; and Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas. Finally, he is the editor of On the Border: An Environmental History of San Antonio and Fifty Years of the Texas Observer. An award-winning teacher and scholar, Miller has recently written commentary for the Chicago Times, LA Times, New Republic, Salon, Washington Post, among other venues.


Richard Reed

Richard Reed‘s interest in landscape and change developed out of work in environmental protect and indigenous rights in lowland South America. In San Antonio, as an anthropologist at Trinity University, he has shifted his gaze to the historical process by which San Antonio has developed around the lifeblood of the San Antonio River. He continues to work on issues of environmental policy in both Texas and South America.
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