Charles C. Mann '76 to Give Annual Hugh Hawkins Lecture
"1493: Entwining Ecology and History"
Journalist and award-winning author Charles C. Mann '76, will deliver Amherst College’s annual Hugh Hawkins lecture, titled “1493: Entwining Ecology and History” on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Paino Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Beneski Building.
A 1976 graduate of Amherst College and an Amherst resident, Mann is the author of "1493," a New York Times best-seller in 2011, and "1491," which won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Keck Award for the best book of 2005.
The lecture is sponsored by the Department of History at Amherst College and named in honor of Hugh Hawkins, professor emeritus of history and American Studies. The lecture is free and open to the public.