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Sowell Collection Conference

The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library of Texas Tech University is once again celebrating the Sowell Collection.  All events are free and open to the public. April 19 - 21, 2018

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

9:30 AM - Morning Refreshments available in Formby Room
10:00-11:15 
Julie Oesper, "Ecofeminism in West Texas"
Megan Lyon, "The Impact of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in Texas"
Lindsay Keeling, "Environmental Degradation and Post-Socialist Ecology in the Kosovo"
Michelle Ramos, "Charles Darwin: On Humanity's Unnatural Selection"
Raleigh Darnell, "Statement of Purpose: Humboldt's Greenhouses and Herbaria"
(Sul Ross State University)
11:15-11:50
Rajbir Parashar (Dept. of English, RKSD College, India)
"Imaginative Interplay of 'Hot' and 'Cold' Societies in the Early Poetry of Ted Hughes"

11:50-1:00 - Lunch
1:00-2:30
Touching the Earth: A Roundtable on Non-Anglo and Indigenous Perspectives on Land
Mike Lemon, Michael Borshuk, Bernadette Russo, David Robledo, Darin Williams, 
Sara Spurgeon and Cordelia Barrera (TTU)
2:30-2:45 - Coffee/Snack Break
2:45-3:00

Priscilla Ybarra (Univ. of North Texas)
"On Their Backs the Disaster: How Does Climate Crisis Shape Race, Class, and Gender in the U.S.?"

5:30 Plenary
Trevor Herriot, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Reception and book signing to follow, all writers’ books available.

Date:
Friday, April 20, 2018
Time:
9:30am - 7:00pm
Location:
Formby Room
Campus:
Southwest Collection/Special Collections
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Event Organizer

Len Markham

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