Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Kalama Harbor Lodge History Pub

The Northwest’s Most Baffling Missing Persons Cases You’ve Never Heard Of

Kalama Harbor Lodge

6 pm doors, 7 pm event

Free. First come, first served. Arrive early!

All ages welcome

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About The Northwest’s Most Baffling Missing Persons Cases You’ve Never Heard Of

The Northwest’s Most Baffling Missing Persons Cases You’ve Never Heard Of

Presented by Dr. Sean Munger, Historian

A husband comes home from work to find his wife gone, her car in the driveway, wedding ring on the desk. A spider enthusiast vanishes on his way home from a local bar. A high school student goes on a road trip with a friend and is never seen again. The Pacific Northwest has its share of missing persons, but some of the

strangest and most inexplicable cases have, for the most part, never been publicized. This presentation will profile some of the more mysterious missing persons cases in Washington and Oregon history, going back to the 1940s. It may just challenge your assumptions about who goes missing, and why.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Sean Munger is a historian, attorney and consultant specializing in the intersection of law and climate change. After practicing law in the Portland, Oregon area for many years, he returned to school to study environmental history, and later founded Centric Law, the consulting division of the Rose Law Firm of Lake Oswego, Oregon. He represents clients in the sustainability, renewable energy and climate change community. He also speaks and teaches on subjects involving history, climate change and the law.

Sean is an internationally published historian, with a focus on the history of climate and climate change. He writes and produces a historical podcast, Second Decade, on the Recorded History Podcast Network, and also teaches online history classes on a wide variety of subjects. While at the University of Oregon, Sean developed and taught an innovative course on the history of climate change. His work has been featured in academic and legal journals in the United States and Europe. He is also a novelist, having published in the horror and science fiction genres.

Sean holds a Ph.D. in environmental history from the University of Oregon and a J.D. from Tulane Law School.

About Kalama Harbor Lodge History Pub

Kalama Harbor Lodge History Pub

These monthly, free events are open to everyone interested in Oregon and Pacific Northwest history. Co-sponsored by like-minded historical and civic organizations, we bring you experts, scholars, first-person experiencers and historians who expound on topics from Lewis and Clark to shipwrecks, hop growing to women pioneers and far, far beyond. It's like being back in the classroom - except this time you get to settle into comfortable seats and enjoy a drink or two with dinner while you listen and learn.

This event is eligible for a History Pub Stamp