The WHC is proud to be sponsors of the Equality State Book Festival.
The 2014 Equality State Book Festival is scheduled for September 11-13, and this year’s theme is “Making It.” The theme of “Making It” will be explored in a variety of ways, from book-making and book arts to the craft of writing to definitions of success in the literary arts. Featuring three days of panels, workshops and readings. More info TBA.
The Lights Go Out: World War I and American Culture
While Americans fought only in the final 18 months of World War I, the battlefield conditions, appalling casualties, and the bitter debate over the peace treaty created disillusionment that led to much of the culture wars of the 1920s and 1930s.
About the presenter: William Moore is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Wyoming.
Transhumance is the seasonal movement of livestock with their human herders, including camel herders in Mongolia, water buffalo tenders in India and goat herders in Spain. Cat Urbigkit will explore transhumance around the globe. Cat Urbigkit is an award-winning author and photographer based on a sheep ranch near Pinedale This program will draw from Urbigkit’s nonfiction book, Shepherds of Coyote Rocks.
Women and Horror
This presentation examines women’s roles in horror films and novels, as well as their reception of the genre.
About the presenter: Jessica Robinson works for the University of Wyoming Foundation.