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The Intersection of Art and Science: 2021 Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture

November 18Free
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The Intersection of Art and Science: 2021 Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lecture

  • Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021, 6:30–7:15 p.m. EST with 15 minutes of Q&A at the end.
  • Location: Online via Zoom videoconferencing. You must pre-register to receive the connection information.
  • Cost: Free.

Join us for a lecture by Carolyn Finney, Ph.D., a storyteller, author, and cultural geographer deeply interested in issues related to identity, difference, creativity, and resilience.

Carolyn is grounded in both artistic and intellectual ways of knowing — she pursued an acting career for eleven years, but five years of backpacking trips through Africa and Asia and living in Nepal changed the course of her life. Motivated by these experiences, Carolyn returned to school after a 15-year absence to complete a B.A., M.A. (gender and environmental issues in Kenya and Nepal), and Ph.D. (where she was a Fulbright and a Canon National Science Scholar Fellow).

Along with public speaking, writing, media engagements, consulting, and teaching, she served on the U.S. National Parks Advisory Board for eight years. Her first book, Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, was released in 2014. Recent publications include Self-Evident: Reflections on the Invisibility of Black Bodies in Environmental Histories and The Perils of Being Black in Public: We are all Christian Cooper and George Floyd.

She is currently working on a performance piece about John Muir (The N Word: Nature Revisited) as part of a Mellon residency at the New York Botanical Gardens and is the new columnist at the Earth Island Journal. She is also an artist-in-residence in the Franklin Environmental Center at Middlebury College. You can find out more about Carolyn at carolynfinney.com.

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Jessica Provinski

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