Past Events - 2007
Fall 2007 Events
Fauna and Flora Lecture Series
In connection with the UIMA Exhibition "PICTURING EDEN"
Dates: February 4 - May 13, 2007
Following our usual ENCIS format, the half hour lectures will be followed by brief responses that launch a discussion both of the paper and of interdisciplinary framings and reframings of the topic.
"Through the Green Threshold: Naturalists and Novelists on the Trail of Paradise"
Date: February 22, 2007
Presenter: Adriana Méndez-Rodenas, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Respondents: Julie Hochstrasser, School of Art and Art History; H. Glenn Penny, Department of History
Sponsored by: Obermann-Stanley Fellow Program, International Programs, Interdisciplinary 18th and 19th Century Colloquium, 18th and 19th Century Fauna and Flora Series, and The University of Iowa Museum of Art.
"Trouble in Eden: Fantasies of Ruin on the American Urban Frontier, 1825-37"
Date: March 29, 2007
Presenter: Nick Yablon, American Studies
Respondents: Joni Kinse, School of Art and Art History; Susan Scheckel, Department of English, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Visiting Scholar at the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies
Sponsored by: International Programs, Interdisciplinary 18th and 19th Century Colloquium, and the UIMA
Contact person: Teresa Mangum firstname.lastname@example.org