215 Hendrickson Drive Kalama, WA, 98625
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Kalama Harbor Lodge
6 pm doors, 7 pm event
All ages welcome
Due to COVID and staffing changes, this event has been postponed indefinitely.
6 pm doors, 7 pm eventAll ages welcome
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.
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.
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