Sunday, September 12
Norman Dorsen Annual Lecture, Talk by Dr. Kristen Keegan
Time/Location to be decided
Dr. Keegan will speak about the various maps presented in the exhibition, touching on their relationships to the history and culture of Connecticut, and also on the physical processes of their production.
Dr. Keegan holds an MA in history and a Ph.D. in geography, and during her career has focused on history, historic architecture, and historical geography, fields that require extensive use of and knowledge about historic maps. She has worked in the field of cultural resource management in New England and New York for over twenty years, and seized occasional opportunities to contribute to academic work as far afield as Africa, Mexico, and the American Midwest, as well as topics closer to home. She attempts to issue a free monthly newsletter, Historical Notions, and is in business as Bywater Historical Services LLC.