IN CONVERSATION – Sir Jonathan Bate on Arcadia and Idealized Landscapes
November 2, 2023
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When we think of the landscapes of the stories we tell, they are often lush, beautiful, and at one with nature. Join us as Sir Jonathan Bate, Foundation Professor of Environmental Humanities in Global Futures, the School of Sustainability, and the College of Liberal Arts, discusses the literary concept of Arcadia, idealized landscapes, and how that shapes our stories of the West.
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6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
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Students (13-25 with student ID) $24
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Meet Our Speaker
Jonathan Bate is Foundation Professor of Environmental Humanities at Arizona State University and a Senior Research Fellow in English Literature at Oxford University, where he was formerly Provost of Worcester College. The author of twenty books, he is a world-renowned expert on Shakespeare, the Romantic movement, and ecological approaches to the arts and humanities. His biographies of the poets John Clare, Ted Hughes, and William Wordsworth all won prizes and awards. Knighted for his services to literary scholarship, his most recent book is a memoir about his life with literature called Mad about Shakespeare.