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Dorinda Dallmeyer: “A Tale of Two Williams: William Bartram and the Sketchbook of Bill Haynes, Jr.”
January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dorinda G. Dallmeyer holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in geology and a J.D. from the University of Georgia. After a long career in research and teaching at UGA, in 2018 she retired as director of its Environmental Ethics Certificate Program. Currently she serves as president of the Bartram Trail Conference. A devoted naturalist and writer, Dorinda received the 2005 Phillip D. Reed Memorial Award for Outstanding Writing about the Southern Environment. Her books include “Bartram’s Living Legacy: The Travels and the Nature of the South” (Mercer University Press 2010; second edition 2019). The anthology pairs William Bartram’s classic from 1791 with essays by seventeen modern-day Southern nature writers. She also has served as editor and contributor to other anthologies focusing on Southern environmental history. Her most recent project is the award-winning documentary “Cultivating the Wild: William Bartram’s Travels,” which premiered in 2020 on public television stations across the United States.
Reception to follow. Limited seating