2014 Fall Lecture Series

William H. and Jane Torrence Harder Lecture
You’re the Bee’s Kinesis: Poetry and Coevolution
Joanie Mackowski, Poet and Professor, Department of English, Cornell University
September 3, 5:30 p.m. Call Alumni Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, Cornell University
Click here to view video of Joanie's lecture.


Audrey H. O’Connor Lecture

The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks
Amy Stewart, Author
September 17, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

 


Class of 1945 Lecture

Founding Gardeners
Andrea Wulf, Author
October 1, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

 


Elizabeth E. Rowley Lecture

Personal Habitat: Creating a Haven for Wildlife (and Yourself)   
Julie Zickefoose, Author and Illustrator
October 15, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

 

Cornell Plantations 70th Anniversary Lecture
"A Living Sympathy with Everything That Is" Liberty Hyde Bailey's Ecological and Civic Vision
Scott Peters, Faculty Co-Director, Imagining America: Artists and
Scholars in Public Life, Syracuse University
October 29, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

 


William J. Hamilton Lecture   

An Introduction to Classical Bonsai Art
William N. Valavanis, Bonsai Master
November 12, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

 


One credit course

Students can attend Plantations Lecture Series, Hort 4800,
as  a one-credit, S/U course. On non-lecture Wednesdays, the class
meets to discuss content from the previous week. Students are required
to write a reaction paper for each lecture.