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Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m.
History Lecture: The Adventure of Adventure - History of an Obsession in Western Culture
Adventure, as a concept, emerged in Europe in the Middle Ages and gradually became one of the central tropes of modern Western culture. Laird Easton, History, traces the strange story of its influence in economics, politics, art and intellectual life. Free.
Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.
History Lecture: Unspeakable Awfulness - America Through the Eyes of European Travelers, 1845-1900
What did European travelers think about Americans in the late 19th century? Kenneth Rose, History, explores that question, with special attention to European reactions to the American West — what one commentator called, “the most American part of America.” Free.
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