Matthew Sivils, associate professor of English and the 2015 CEAH Fellow in the Arts and Humanities, will provide a brief overview of the texts of some of the most influential eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century naturalist-explorers, such as Mark Catesby, Alexander Wilson, and John James Audubon, at a March 4 event, starting at 7 p.m. in the Special Collections Reading Room in Parks Library. The program will be followed by a viewing of rare natural history volumes housed in the ISU Library’s Special Collections. The event is part of the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities fellowship spring offerings to celebrate scholarly achievement in the arts and humanities at Iowa State.
"Early Natural History Texts: The Roots of American Environmentalism" March 4 7-8 p.m. Program includes refreshments Special Collections Reading Room, Parks Library