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"A Living Sympathy with Everything That Is" Liberty Hyde Bailey's Ecological and Civic Vision

Cornell Plantations 70th Anniversary Lecture
10/29/2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University
Scott Peters, Faculty Co-Director, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, Syracuse University

Liberty Hyde Bailey is most frequently remembered as a pioneering horticultural scientist.  But his most important legacy is his prophetic ecological and civic vision, expressed throughout his life work as a publicly engaged scholar.  Join land-grant historian Scott Peters as he unearths wisdom and lessons in Bailey's work that can inspire and guide the ways we approach the ecological and civic challenges of our time.