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Lecture: Alexander von Humboldt: Polymath of His Time with Tom Lovejoy

Lecture: Alexander von Humboldt: Polymath of His Time with Tom Lovejoy Online

Join Tom Lovejoy, professor of environmental science at George Mason University, for the fifth lecture in a six-part series that examines the profound impact of Alexander von Humboldt, a renowned Prussian naturalist and explorer and one of the most influential figures of the nineteenth century. This thought-provoking online lecture is presented in conjunction with SAAM’s landmark exhibition Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture that examines how Humboldt’s ideas shaped American perceptions of nature and the way American cultural identity became grounded in our relationship with the environment.

This program is part of our online lecture series The World of Alexander von Humboldt. Sign up for the entire series now!

Register for this free event - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lecture-series-the-world-of-alexander-von-humboldt-tickets-116609964543


This event is not being hosted by the SJR State Library. We are sharing news of this free event because it is related to the curriculum offered at the College and, therefore, may be of interest to our students, faculty, and staff.  

Date:
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  All SJR State Students     SJR State Employees     SJR State Faculty  
Categories:
  Free event provided by an external agency     Online event  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lecture-series-the-world-of-alexander-von-humboldt-tickets-116609964543

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