A River Runs Through Us: "Making Nature Work: The Merrimack, History and How We Think About Nature"

September 30, 2021 | Roger & Francine Jean Student Center

Lecture on the environmental history of the Lowell and Amoskeag mills by Professor Beth Salerno of the Saint Anselm History Department. Professor Salerno will explain how the construction of canals and mills, and the legal and social changes that followed, changed our understanding of nature.


Program Co-Sponsors

The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, the Goffstown Public Library, Goffstown Public Works, the Millyard Museum in Manchester, the Geisel Library, and Saint Anselm College’s Departments of BiologyCriminal JusticeEnglishHistoryPhysicsPsychology and Theology.


This event is part of the Gregory J. Grappone ’04 Humanities Institute’s 2021-2022 BIG THOUGHT Series: A River Runs Through Us.

September 30, 2021 7:00 PM - September 29, 2021 8:00 PM

Melucci Auditorium 

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