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Friday, Jan 17, 2014

Lecture: Representing the American Landscape - The People's Parks

Join Dr. Cimageharles Mitchell at 2pm on Sunday, February 9, 2014, to hear him speak about artists' representations of our magnificent national parks, and how national parks define our relationship to nature.

Dr. Mitchell is an associate professor of American Studies at Elmira College, Elmira, New York. He examines the human relationship with nature through art, literature, and history in courses such as Nature and the American Imagination, Representing the American Landscape and American Environmental History, and is described by his students as "witty, thought-provoking, and worth getting up at eight o'clock in the morning for."

This program,which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities' Speaker in the Humanities program.   

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