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Environmental Perspectives: An Appreciation of Arid Lands Exhibit and Lecture Series with Gary Paul Nabhan


Date: March 5, 2008

Contact: Sara C. Heitshu

Description: Gary Paul Nabhan, Ph.D., writer, lecturer and world-renown conservation scientist will be speaking in Special Collections on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Special Collections. The topic of his talk is the intersection of Arab and Southwestern culture here in the desert. The University of Arizona Press is releasing his new book, Arab/American: Landscape, Culture, and Cuisine in Two Great Deserts in March.

Nabhan is the outgoing Director of the Center for Sustainable Environments at Northern Arizona University, where he catalyzed the Canyon Country Fresh regional food initiative on the Colorado Plateau. He will be joining the University of Arizona Southwest Center in the fall of 2008.

Date: March 5, 2008

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Main Library, Special Collections

Cost: Free

Parking is available for a fee at the Cherry Avenue garage.

For more information, please visit http://www.library.arizona.edu/speccoll/public_programs/