Events Calendar

Idea of Nature: Oliver on Trees in Lit

04.24.2014 | 5:00PM - 6:00PM | Boise State Student Union Simplot Ballroom

Susan Oliver, “Getting to the Roots of the Matter: Trees in 19th Century Literature.” Oliver is a reader in English Literature at the University of Essex in England. She specializes in late-18th-century and Romantic period literature, transatlantic studies, periodical culture and environmental writing. She also works on the more general literature and culture of the 19th century.

Amanda Ripley talk

04.30.2014 | 6:00PM - 7:00PM | Boise State SUB Simplot Ballroom

Ripley, is an investigative journalist for Time, The Atlantic and other magazines, and author of “The Smartest Kids in the World — and How They Got That Way.” Her first book “The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes — and Why,” was published in 15 countries and turned into a PBS documentary. In her books and magazine writing, Ripley explores the gap between public policy and human behavior.
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