Trace: Memory, History, Race and the American Landscape
A Reading and Discussion by Lauret Savoy

10/25/2019 12:45–2 PM
Newhouse Center for the Humanities
Free and open to the public
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Lauret Savoy

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.

For more information, please contact:

Lauren Cote, lcote2@wellesley.edu