Art & Nature Keynote: William Deverell



Art & Nature Keynote: William Deverell
Saturday, November 4
7:00 p.m. (reception at 6:00 p.m.)
Members and students $5; others $10

Renowned California historian and author of Whitewashed Adobe delivers the Art & Nature 2017 keynote lecture.

William Deverell is Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West and Professor of History at the University of Southern California. He writes on the history and culture of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century American West. He received his AB in American Studies with honors and distinction from Stanford University and his MA and PhD degrees from Princeton University. He has been a visiting fellow and professor at Yale University, Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and the Getty Research Institute. His most recent book is Water and Los Angeles: A Tale of Three Rivers (with historian Tom Sitton). Currently he is at work on a book about the Kathy Fiscus tragedy of 1949, when a little girl fell into a well in San Marino, and a study of the post-Civil War American West. He lives in Pasadena with his wife, Jennifer Watts, Curator of Photographs at The Huntington Library, and their two children, Helen and John.

The Art & Nature 2017 keynote is generously sponsored by Wells Fargo.

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