Leopold, Soundscapes + the Spirit of Place | Wis.Community


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Thursdays at the U Lecture and Performance SeriesAldo Leopold's essays in A Sand County Almanac, make frequent reference to how natural sounds provide an important sense of place. But, 80 years hence, it is increasingly difficult to escape human-generated noise, even in places designated a wilderness. Professor Stan Temple will explore Leopold's fascination with natural sounds and introduce the new field of soundscape ecology.Lecture attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the presentation. Lunch is also available by purchase in our Campus Riverside Cafe. [email protected] the U lecture series will run throughout the year. the series, partly funded by the UW-Eau Claire–Barron County Foundation, will explore topics in the arts, sciences, public affairs, literary fields and cultural areas. While hosting a variety of speakers, the university does not seek to endorse or promote a particular idea, topic or product over others. These lectures are free and open to the public.Location: Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Room 234) located in Ritzinger Hall

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RH234 Blue Hills Lecture Hall

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Nov 14 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
UW-Eau Claire – Barron County