2011 Annual Coalition for Great Plains Research Symposium
The Hastings College Coalition for Great Plains Research presents our Annual Spring 2011 Symposium:
Unveiling a Ponderous Landscape
A gathering open to students, academics, and all who are interested in the Great Plains.
Saturday April 30th, 1:00-4:30PM at the Nebraska Nature and Visitors’ Center. South of the I-80 Alda exit, 6 miles west of Grand Island.
|Introduction: Bill Beachly |
The Great Plains Landscape on our minds: an interdisciplinary coalition
|Session 1: Tom Lynch |
The Lilac by the Door: Settler Colonial Women’s Agrarian Narratives in the U.S. and Australia
Tom is an Associate Professor of English at UN-Lincoln who focuses on ecocriticism.
|Session 2: Lisa Knopp |
From the Center: Writing About the Midwest and Great Plains
Lisa is an author and associate professor of non-fiction writing at UN-Omaha.
|Break: Refreshments, discussion, viewing of gallery photographs and microscopes|
|Session 3: David Lovekin |
Lebanon, Kansas: The Geospiritual Center of the United States
David is a Professor of Philosophy at Hastings College and an avid photographer.
|Session 4: John Janovy Jr. |
Looking at the Great Plains through a Microscope
John is a Professor of Biological Sciences at UN-Lincoln and the author of numerous books on the life of the Great Plains.
For more information contact Bill Beachly, email@example.com.