Winter Lecture Series

Living on the Edge: The Frontier Remembered in Early American Fiction

All 4 lectures in this year's series will begin at 7:00pm in the Frontier Culture Museum's Dairy Barn (Lecture Hall)

Lecture #1: Tuesday February 17, 2015
Todd Hagstette – “Where Civilization and the Wild Collide: The Frontier Imagination of William Gilmore Simms”

Lecture #2: Tuesday February 24, 2015
Robert Battistini – “Federalist Canary in the Coal Mine of the Frontier: Hugh Henry Brackenridge’s (Reluctant) Encounter with Emergent America in Modern Chivalry”

Lecture #3: Tuesday March 3, 2015
Alan Taylor – “James Fenimore Cooper’s Vision of the American Frontier”

Lecture #4: Tuesday March 10, 2015
Eric A. Bryan – “Romance on the Border of Old Virginia: The Shenandoah Valley Frontier in the Novels of John Esten Cooke.”

Event Dates/Times

 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


 Free To The Public