Literary Ecology in the 1940s
William and Jane Torrence Harder Lecture
George Hutchinson, Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture, Professor of English, Cornell University
Wednesday, August 29; 5:30 p.m.
Join Cornell Botanic Gardens for its annual Harder Lecture and Garden Party on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. The Harder Lecture showcases authors who write at the intersection of art and nature. Its aim is to illuminate the beauty, strength, and fragility of our natural world, as viewed through the lens of literature. The lecture and Garden Party are free and open to the public.
The 2018 Harder Lecture will be given by the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture and Professor of English at Cornell, George Hutchinson and will be a reflection the literary artistry of the 1940s.
It will be followed by a Garden Party, celebrating Hutchinson’s work and the splendor of Cornell Botanic Gardens at its summer peak. The Garden Party will be held in the gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center, 124 Comstock Knoll Drive, on the Cornell University campus.
Date/time: Wednesday, August 29; 5:30 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Location:Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall
Click here for map from the lecture to the garden party.
Free Garden Party to follow at the gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center, 124 Comstock Knoll Drive.