Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series at the Frontier Culture Museum
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
1290 Richmond Road
Staunton, VA 24401
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Staunton City
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 (7:00 PM-8:30 PM)
Phone: (540) 332-7850

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.”

Admission Fee: Free To The Public

Related Listings
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia Historic Sites
Staunton Travel Information Center Visitor Information Centers
Last Updated: 12/2/2014 12:06 PM
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