Lecture slides, Keith Peterson, Nov. 10 The Anthropomorphism of the Anthropocene http://prezi.com/fjp8nd8czuwl/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy
3:00–4:00pm Anna Marley, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts “The Garden as Picture: Impressionism, Progressivism and the American Garden Movement” Author’s abstract: Dr. Marley’s recent exhibition and publication The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, explores the intertwining… Continue Reading →
2:00–3:00 pm Eric Haskell, Scripps College “Sites of Seduction: French Folly Gardens of the Eighteenth Century” Author’s abstract: The aesthetic frames of exoticism, the essential configurations of eroticism, and the illicit intentions of dangerous liaisons are the focus of this… Continue Reading →
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Southworth Lecture #2 11:15–12:15am Alison Hardie, University of Leeds “Professional Garden Designers and the Aesthetic Turn in 17th C China” Author’s abstract: In the late Ming dynasty (mid-sixteenth to mid-seventeenth centuries), the concept of the garden changed from being a… Continue Reading →
Southworth lecture #1 10:15–11:15am Nov. 7, 2015 James L. Wescoat Jr, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “The Poetics of Mughal Gardens and Subahs in the Akbarnama” Author’s abstract: Of the many fragmentary sources on Mughal gardens during the reign of the… Continue Reading →
Human/Nature in the Anthropocene (lecture slldes) 2015 Anthropocene
From Professor Fleming You were an awesome and receptive audience Tuesday evening. Thank you. Here is a special issue of Guernica magazine of relevance to the Sept. 15 lecture on the Anthropocene, https://www.guernicamag.com/features/the-boundaries-of-nature/ Note especially this article, https://www.guernicamag.com/features/the-age-of-loneliness/