About our speaker
Mark H. Lytle is the Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies at Bard and teaches American Studies, Environmental and Urban Studies, and Global and International Studies. He is the author of The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring and the Rise of the Environmental Movement (2007); America’s Uncivil Wars: The Sixties Era from Elvis to the Fall of Richard Nixon(2006); After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection (6th ed., 2009); Experience History: Interpreting America’s Past(9th ed., 2013); US: A Narrative History (3rd ed., 2014); The Origins of the Iranian-American Alliance, 1940-1953 (1987). He is currently working on a book called The All Consuming Nation that explores the tension between a consumer economy and a healthy environment.
WAAM dialogues are made possible
with support from the New York State Council on the Arts
and the Milton & Sally Avery Foundation