lecture series features variety of topics
This fall marks the 11th Annual Fall Lecture Series at the Historical Museum at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. From Native American rock art to Hildegard of Bingen, the series presents a wide array of historical topics related to regional history and monastic culture.
The first lecture, “Imprisoned in Paradise: Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp,” begins on September 30. Priscilla Wegars presents the story of the Japanese who were interned from 1943 to 1945 at the Kooskia Internment Camp.
On October 7 Alyse Cadez of the Nez Perce National Historical Park presents “Native American Rock Art.” Then the following week on October 14, Steve Branting discusses “ground breaking” historical field work in “Less Than What Really Happened’: Explorations in Historical Field Work”.
On October 21, 2010 Dr. Katherine Baker will present “Hildegard of Bingen” that explores the life and significant accomplishments of this 12th century mystic. (The following Saturday on October 23, Dr. Baker will present a concert of Hildegard’s music in a Chapel candlelight concert.)
The series concludes on October 28, 2010 with “Salmon River History” where Cort Conley, Idaho historian, returns to show slides and rare films of the Salmon River.
All the lectures are on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 in the Spirit Center at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho.
For more information call 206-962-2051 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.