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Geography Department presents a talk by author, Jack Nisbet, on June 1

Notice Type: 
Activities
Event Date: 
Sat, 06/01/2019
Event Time: 
3:00 pm
Event Location: 
Dean Hall 106

Please join the CWU Department of Geography and the Association of Washington Geographers at a talk titled "I Can Hardly Sit Down to Write":Imagining the Geography of the Columbia Plateau presented by Washington Author, Jack Nisbet, on Saturday, June 1, at 3:00 pm in Dean Hall 106.   Spokane based author Jack Nisbet has written award-winning biographies of fur agent David Thompson (Sources of the River) and plant collector David Douglas (The Collector), as well as several collections of essays that explore the human and natural history of the greater Northwest.  Nisbet's latest book, The Dreamer and the Doctor, traces the unlikely adventures of John and Carrie Leiberg from their 1885 Idaho homestead through some of the knottiest issues of the American West.  This event is free and open to all.  Generous funding provided by the College of the Sciences and the CWU Geography Department.

For more information, visit  www.jacknisbet.com

 

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