The 2016 CHAViC seminar will address environmental history through visual culture. Through workshops, lectures, and field trips participants will learn how to see history in nature and nature in history. The seminar is open to both beginning and senior scholars across multiple disciplines.
Topics will include ideas of culture and nature in representations of animals, forests, rivers, agricultural and pastoral landscapes, cities, industrial sites, parks, and the rural cemetery movement. A field trip to the Harvard Forest and Fisher Museum in Petersham, MA, is planned.
For further information, please contact Nan Wolverton, Director of CHAViC, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (508) 471-2119.