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Cornell Plantations’ 2014 Fall Lecture Series

 

Don't miss author Amy Stewart's September 17 lecture, "The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks."

Don’t miss author Amy Stewart’s September 17 lecture, “The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks.”

Via Cornell Chronicle [2014-08-19]:

The Cornell Plantations Fall Lecture Series kicks off September 3. Lectures are open to the public, and are also available as a one-credit class: HORT 4800. Students attend lectures, write a reaction paper and meet on non-lecture Wednesdays to discuss the previous week’s lecture.

The 2014 Fall Lecture Series dates:

• Sept. 3, 5:30 p.m., Call AuditoriumWilliam and Jane Torrence Harder Lecture, “You’re the Bee’s Kinesis: Poetry and Coevolution,”Joanie Mackowski, poet and Cornell Professor of English. Garden Party at the Botanical Garden follows the lecture.

• Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m. Statler Auditorium – Audrey O’Connor Lecture, The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks,” Amy Stewart, author.

• Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. Statler Auditorium -Class of 1945 Lecture, “Founding Gardeners,” Andrea Wulf, author.

• Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. Statler Auditorium – Elizabeth E. Rowley Lecture,Personal Habitat: Creating a Haven for Wildlife (and Yourself),” Julie Zickefoose, author/illustrator (in collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Cayuga Bird Club).

• Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m. Statler Auditorium – Cornell Plantations 70th Anniversary Lecture, “A Living Sympathy with Everything That Is,” Scott Peters, Syracuse University.

• Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Statler Auditorium – William Hamilton Lecture, An Introduction to Classical Bonsai Art,” Bill Valavanis, Bonsai Master.

More lecture series info at the Cornell Plantations website.

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