sábado, marzo 05, 2016

Lauret Savoy Reads From TRACE & Talks About Geoscience

Lauret Savoy reads the Prologue from Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape and talks about her work as a scientist.
Tracing memory threads Lauret Edith Savoy’s life and work: unearthing what is buried, re-membering what is fragmented, shattered, eroded. A woman of African American, Euro-American, and Native American heritage, she writes about the stories we tell of the American land’s origins and the stories we tell of ourselves in this land.
TraceHer books include Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American LandscapeThe Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity and the Natural World;Bedrock: Writers on the Wonders of Geology; andLiving with the Changing California Coast. She is a professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College, a photographer, and pilot. Winner of Mount Holyoke’s Distinguished Teaching Award, Savoy has also held fellowships from the Smithsonian Institution and Yale University. She is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

About Francesca Rheannon

Francesca Rheannon is an award-winning independent radio producer. In addition to hosting Writer's Voice, she's a freelance reporter for National Public Radio and its affiliates. Recipient of the prestigious Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Award for reporting on substance abuse issues for her news series, VOICES OF HIV, produced for 88.5 WFCR public radio in western Massachusetts. She is also finishing a book on Provence (PROVINCE OF THE HEART) and working on a memoir of her father, THE ARGONAUTS.

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