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Emily Wakild

By: Sherry Squires   Published 3:21 pm / November 28, 2017


Studio portrait of Emily Waklid.

Emily Wakild

Professor
Department of History

Emily Wakild presented a paper and chaired a panel at an invited conference in Guadalajara, Mexico, Nov. 23-24.  The conference, sponsored by the University of Guadalajara and the University of Bielefeld in Germany, was titled “The Colonial Side of Natural Patrimony.”  Wakild contributed a paper about the role of extinction in creating national monuments in southern Patagonia, especially the extinct giant ground sloth, the Mylodon.

The conference forms part of an exciting new center for advanced study based out of the University of Guadalajara.  Learn more at: https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/cias/forschung/CALAS.html