Lectures

Annual Martin Meyerson Faculty Research Lectures - Thomas W. Laqueur

When: Tue., April 11, 4-5 p.m. 2017

Thomas W. Laqueur Helen Fawcett Distinguished Professor of History How Dogs Make Us Human Thomas Laqueur began teaching at Berkeley in 1973 after studying at Swarthmore, Princeton, and Oxford. A specialist in the cultural history of modern Europe, Laqueur is a founding editor of the journal Representations and a former director of the Doreen B. Townsend Center of the Humanities. His work — translated into fifteen languages — has focused on the history of popular religion and literacy; on the history the body, alive and dead; and on the history of death and memory.

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