CEAH Fellowship: Imagining the Prairie, Then and Now

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Date/Time:Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman
Cost:Free
URL:http://www.public.iastate.edu/~ceah/
Contact:
Phone:515-294-1594
Channel:Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH)
Categories:Lectures Meetings, receptions
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CEAH fellow Matthew Sivils will discuss how the prairie landscape functioned as a challenge to European-American conceptions of the land, while becoming a defining emblem of the American experience. Following the presentation, University Museums assistant curator Adrienne Gennett will provide a tour of Iowa artist Ellen Wagener's landscapes exhibit.

"The Literary Aftershocks of the New Madrid Earthquakes"
Opening Lecture and Reception
Feb. 4, 2015
Upper Rotunda, Parks Library
6:30 pm reception, 7:00 pm lecture and readings

"Early Natural History Texts: The Roots of American Environmentalism"
Lecture and Special Collections Tour
March 4, 2015
Special Collections Reading Room, Parks Library
7pm -8pm

"Roundtable Discussion on Interdisciplinary Research"
April 2, 2015
Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall
5:30 pm gathering, 6 pm presentation and roundtable discussion

"Imaging the Prairie, Then and Now"
Closing Lecture and Exhibit Tour
April 26, 2015
Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building
2pm -4pm