Closing Keynote

Sociologist and Best-Selling Author James W. Loewen ​Announced as Closing Keynote

jwlcolProfessor, sociologist, and best-selling author of the award-winning book Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got WrongJames W. Loewen has been invited to deliver the closing keynote speech for the 8th annual conference of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences.

Loewen is known as a sociologist and researcher who continues to study how Americans remember their past—especially as it helps shape their future​. His accolades include the American Book Award, the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship, and the Spirit of America Award.

Loewen’s closing speech promises to address the relationship between real and complete knowledge, critical thinking and genuine social and environmental progress.

The closing speech will be given Saturday, June 11, 2016 at American University in Washington, DC. See the AESS Conference Agenda for time and location details and Register Today for a chance to attend this event!

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