Center’s director presents research at UBC

Professor of Geography and Canadian Studies and director of the Canadian-American Center Stephen Hornsby presented a lecture in the University of British Columbia’s Green College as part of their Thematic Lecture Series Transforming Canada: Histories of Environmental Change.

Professor Hornsby, who received his PhD from the University of British Columbia, presented a lecture titled “Fish and Fur and the Nature of Canada”.  His lecture is one of UBC’s Green College interdisciplinary Series which addresses the themes of human activities and Canadian nature, nature’s influence on the nature of Canada, and ideas and nature in Canada.  The series presents lectures with the goal of preparing students for sensible engagement with the environmental challenges facing Canadian society in the 21st century.