Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • Voices from the Margins: Silent Spring / Silencing Rachel Carson
  • Lecture
  • 6/7/2007
  • 18:30-21:30
  • Spooner Hall
Event Description
Program Schedule
6:30 PM Art / View works related to ecological issues and discuss with Kate Meyer, curatorial assistant, prints and drawings / Spencer Museum Print Room

7 PM Film / Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (Peace River Films, 1993) / Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium, introduced by Rachel Carson scholar Maril Hazlett

8 PM Discussion / Led by Maril Hazlett

Please join us for an exploration of the change and controversy ignited by biologist Rachel Carson (1907-1964), author of Silent Spring (1962). Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, originally broadcast as part of the award-winning PBS history series “American Experience,” chronicles reactions to Carson’s views and efforts to discredit her work.