Skip to content

Active Galaxy, with Dr. Eric Magrane, Jan. 31, 5:30 PM at MoNaS

January 28, 2018

ActiveGalaxy

Join the “Active Galaxy Lecture Series” at the Museum of Nature and Science on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, from 5:30pm-6:30pm. This month’s topic takes us on an exploration of place, natural history, and the intersections of science and art. Dr. Eric Magrane will read from and discuss his book The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide, published in 2016 by the University of Arizona Press. The book blends the genres of literary anthology and field guide and has received several awards, including a 2016 Southwest Book of the Year and a New Mexico-Arizona Book Award.

Dr. Eric Magrane is a geographer and a poet on the faculty in the Department of Geography at New Mexico State University (NMSU). He earned his Ph.D. from the School of Geography and MFA in creative writing at the University of Arizona. In addition to professorship at NMSU, Magrane is currently the poet in residence at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and has been artist in resident at three National Parks where he unearths the harmony between the humanities and science.

Admission to the Museum of Nature and Science is free. The museum is located at 411 North Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm. and Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm. For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call (575) 522-3120.

Advertisements
Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: