Trace: Memory, History, Race and the American Landscape
Lauret Savoy, an author and professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College, joins the Newhouse Center and the Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative for a collaborative exploration of our land and our stories.
Her writing explores ties between American lands and the stories we tell of them. Her 2015 book Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape won the 2016 American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation and the 2017 ASLE Creative Writing Award. It was also a finalist for a PEN American Book Award.
Lauren Cote, firstname.lastname@example.org
the Newhouse Center for the Humanities and the Paulson Ecology of Place Initiative.
Oct 8, 2:45–4 PM
Nov 11, 2:30–3:45 PMRemembering the Battle of Greasy Grass, aka The Battle of Little Bighorn
Newhouse Center fellow and WGST professor Elena Creef presents a visual record of a sacred, weeklong Native American Prayer Ride in commemoration of General Custer's defeat at Greasy Grass, aka Little Bighorn, in 1876.Event Date:Wednesday, November 11, 2020 -2:30pm to 3:45pm