Karl Offen publishes book review
April 23, 2021
Karl Offen publishes book review of On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galápagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden by Elizabeth Hennessy in the Journal of Latin American Geography.
Karl Offen publishes journal article
November 20, 2020
Karl Offen published "English Designs on Central America: Geographic Knowledge and Imaginative Geographies in the Seventeenth Century," in Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 18, no. 4 (2020): 399-460. doi:10.1353/eam.2020.0015.
Karl Offen Publishes in Journal
January 12, 2020
Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen published "Subsidy from Nature: Green Sea Turtles in the Colonial Caribbean" in the Journal of Latin American Geography.
Karl Offen Presents at Environmental History Conference
August 5, 2019
Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen presented the paper "'Infinitt numbers': Green Sea Turtles in the Colonial Caribbean" at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History held July 22 to 26, 2019, in Florianópolis, Brazil.
Karl Offen Presents Conference Paper
July 11, 2019
Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen presented "Robert Hodgson of the Mosquito Shore: Mapping a Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Imperial Life" at the Omohundro Institute's Early American History Annual Conference at the University of Pittsburgh in June, 2019.
Karl Offen Presents
December 5, 2017
Karl Offen, professor of environmental studies, presented "Environment and Space in Colonial Afro-Latin America" in September for the Department of Geography at Kent State University and in October for the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh The presentations were a shortened version of a chapter written for the book Afro-Latin American Studies: An Introduction, edited by Alejandro de la Fuente and George Reid Andrews and slated to publish in 2018 by Cambridge University Press.
The presentations illustrated how environment and space are constitutive of human experience, and they explored how Afro-Latin Americans established important cultural relationships with their environments and transformed abstract spaces into meaningful places in ways that profoundly influenced other dimensions of their lives and those around them.
Karl Offen Publishes
February 20, 2016
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen, along with former colleague Robert Rundstrom, published “Indigenous People and Western Cartography" in Cartography in the Twentieth Century, volume 6 in the History of Cartography Series, edited by Mark Monmonier (University of Chicago Press, 2015).
Karl Offen Serves as Contributing Guest Editor
October 16, 2015
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Karl Offen was the contributing guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography titled “Mapping Latin American Geographies." The table of contents can be viewed on this webpage.