Zoom Lecture: Susan Fenimore Cooper & the Hudson River School


In this special live Zoom presentation commemorating Earth Day, join author and professor Rochelle Johnson on a lecture exploring how literature and painting employed similar techniques to represent landscape change in the nineteenth century, with a special focus on Susan Fenimore Cooper and Thomas Cole.

Rochelle L. Johnson is a leading scholar of Susan Fenimore Cooper and, with her co-editor, has made Cooper’s environmental writings available to today’s readers. The current president of the Thoreau Society and a past president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, her work has been supported by grants from several organizations, including the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is professor of American literature and environmental humanities, and director of the honors program, at the College of Idaho. Her lecture is from a book in progress. Learn more at: https://www.rochelleljohnson.com.

This is a live Zoom lecture. A question and answer session will follow. Zoom is required to view the lecture. A link will be provided to all registrants via the email used to sign up for the program, a day before the lecture.

There is no charge for this event, but if you value this type of program, please consider a donation of $15 or above in order to assist us in continuing to provide you content in the future. Thank you.

Thursday, April 14, 2022
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm (1h 30′)

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