Thomas W. Pearson - When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community
This event is co-sponsored by the Fall Creek Public Library.
Professor Pearson will discuss how anthropological research was used in writing his book about the impact of frac sand mining on sense of place, community, and local democracy in our area.
THOMAS W. PEARSON is associate professor of anthropology and assistant director of the Honors College at UW–Stout. He is the author of When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community, published by the University of Minnesota Press. His writing has also appeared in several academic journals, including American Anthropologist, Cultural Anthropology, American Ethnologist, and Human Organization. He lives in Menomonie, Wisconsin.
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Wed. Oct. 24, 2018 7-8pm
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