FHSU's Sternberg Museum to feature 'Magical Spectacles' presentation
10/09/2002

Fort Hays State University's Sternberg Museum of Natural History will feature a presentation by Kim Perez, FHSU instructor of history, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, in the Engel Education Center.

Perez will present "Seeing the World Through 'Magic Spectacles': Imagination and Nature Study at the Turn of the Century," which will explore the incorporation of imagination and sympathy by the writers of natural history during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

During her talk, Perez will examine the imaginative and emotionally based natural history books that were being written for children at that time.

For more information on the presentation or current exhibits, contact Sternberg Museum by phone at (785) 628-4286 or visit the Web site at www.fhsu.edu/sternberg.


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