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Academic Programs and Panels

"Creating Place Studies," Roundtable Discussion in cooperation with the Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place, and Culture (Franklin Pierce College, Rindge NH), Association for the Study of Environmental History and National Council on Public History Joint Annual Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, April 1, 2004

2nd Symposium on Place, "Defining Place Studies," The University of Iowa, March 5, 2004

International Writing Program/IPOPS Paul Engle Festival, "Landscape and Literature
," The University of Iowa, October 10-12, 2003

A Symposium on Place, The University of Iowa, March 28, 2003

Community Programs

Irving B. Weber Chautauqua Series, "Happy Birthday, Mr. Weber!  A Tribute to Irving B. Weber, Iowa City's Official Historian, in partnership with the Iowa City Public Library, the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Johnson County Historical Society

7th Harvest Lecture, "Living With Topsoil," in partnership with The Standing By Words Center and The Ice Cube Press, October 21, 2004 (Iowa City), November 4, 2004 (Cedar Falls), November 18, 2004 (Grinnell)

"A Celebration of Wild Iowa," in partnership with The Agrestal Fund of The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, October 7, 2004

Special Projects

The "Unfamiliar Eyes" Tour (in development; information forthcoming)

Community Tours
Grinnell, IA--"Roots of Renewal" Art Exhibit, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College,      October 2003
Charles City, IA--Tornado heritage and historical preservation, August, 2003

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