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October 2019

Chats in the Stacks: Drew Harvell on Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

How can we stop the spread of infectious diseases in our oceans, threatening life both in water and on land? In a Chats in the Stacks talk, Drew Harvell will explain how we can protect aquatic ecosystems from dangerous diseases as she discusses her new book Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease (University of California Press, 2019). A professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, Harvell devoted more than two decades to study the devastating impact of diseases…

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December 2019

Chats in the Stacks: Janet McCue on Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Horace Kephart, a Cornell graduate student in the 1880s and later a Yale librarian, evolved into an enigmatic woodsman, author, and activist instrumental in establishing the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian Trail that runs through it. In a Chats in the Stacks talk, Janet McCue will discuss Back of Beyond: A Horace Kephart Biography (Great Smoky Mountains Association, 2019), which she coauthored with George Ellison. The biography is a culmination of decades of scholarship and painstaking research…

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