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History Pub: Imagined San Francisco

Please join us for the next Eugene History Pub talk!

“Imagined San Francisco: Digital Mapping and Public History”
featuring Ocean Howell, associate professor of history

Monday, March 14, 2022
7:00–8:30 p.m. PST
Virtual via Zoom

Ocean Howell specializes in architectural and urban history, focusing on how the built environment both reflected and shaped social experience in the twentieth-century United States. He is the author of Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco (University of Chicago Press, 2015) as well as articles on the spatial politics of youth culture.

Imagined San Francisco is a web-based project that visually recounts the history of urban planning in San Francisco. Through tools like digital mapping, this project illustrates not just the results urban planning but also the processes and series of changes that lead to the city’s development.

This event is cosponsored by the University of Oregon’s Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. Open to the public and free to attend.

Register for Event

Please sign up by 5:00 p.m., March 13 to receive Zoom event link.

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