erik_loomissized1Erik Loomis, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island will be giving a lecture on campus next Friday, October 14 @ 11am in the Bundy Reading Room (Avery Hall).

His talk is titled “Working-Class Environmentalism: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests.” Loomis is the author of two recent books on labor and environment, Empire of Timber: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Out of Sight: The Long and Disturbing Story of Corporations Outsourcing Catastrophe (The New Press, 2015).

Erik will also be giving a talk at the University of Idaho that same afternoon at 3:30pm in the Teaching Learning Center (TLC) on the UI campus, room 032.