Nineteenth-Century Theories of Race & Climate at Ark Encounter

Julia Dauer

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Julia Dauer is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studies eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American literature and the history of science. She has written previously about Answers in Genesis’s sites in Kentucky for the online magazine Edge Effects.


Dauer considers the legacies of nineteenth-century race science in ongoing debates about the “facts” of race, climate, and politics. In 2016, a “life-sized” replica of Noah’s Ark opened in Williamstown, Kentucky. Ark... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julia Dauer (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

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P23 » Situating Race & Climate (15:45 - Thursday, 22nd March, Enchantment B)

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