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2011 Fall Lecture Series Lineup

William H. and Jane Torrence Harder Lecture
Literature, Life, Gardens:  The Influence of Vita Sackville-West
Molly Hite, Professor of English, Cornell University &
David McDonald, Photographer
August 24, 5:30 p.m., Call Alumni Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, Cornell University
Garden Gala Party to follow at Plantations' botanical garden


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William J. Hamilton Lecture
The World Condensed; A Global Pursuit and Passion for Plants
Dan Hinkley, plant explorer and author
September 7, 7:30 p.m., Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Learning from the Nature of New York: The State and Environmental Policy
David Stradling, Professor of History and author
September 21, 7:30 p.m., Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Elizabeth E. Rowley Lecture, co-sponsored by the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
Glad to Have Evolved
Olivia Judson, D. Phil., biologist and writer           
October 5, 7:30 p.m., Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

Audrey O’Connor Lecture
Tea's Flavors : A Celebration of Humans Working with Nature
Michael Harney, master tea blender and author
October 19, 7:30 p.m., Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Class of 1945 Lecture
Grow the Good Life
Michele Owens, author
November 2, 7:30 p.m., Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Taverna Banfi at the Statler Hotel is once again partnering with us to offer lecture goers the opportunity for dinner and a lecture.  They are opening early on lecture nights (at 5:00 p.m.) and are providing coupons for a complimentary appetizer to be used before or after each lecture.  Coupons will be available at each of the lectures.