Commemoration of Linnaeus' 300th Birthday

Apr 24, 2007 at midnight to Apr 25, 2007 at 11:59 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeApr 24, 2007 at midnight to Apr 25, 2007 at 11:59 p.m.
Description The second Linnaeus Symposium will be held in commemoration of the 300th birthday of Linnaeus in 2007. The schedule for the two day celebration is as follows: Tuesday, 7 p.m.: Slide presentation by Anders Bjorling and Roland Thorstensson at the Interpretive Center. Wednesday, 10 a.m.: Paul Alan Cox will be speaking in Chapel immediately followed by a hike through Linnaeus Arboretum accompanied by music and fanfare. A "Garden of Angels" dance will be performed. 2 p.m.: Presentation by Paula Robbins - "Pehr Kalm, a Linnaeus Disciple: North American Observations," in Alumni Hall. 4 p.m.: Presentation by Mark Plotkin - "Linnaeus, My Man," in Alumni Hall. 5:30 p.m.: Swedish Dinner Buffet, Jackson Campus Center Banquet Rooms (ticket required). 7 p.m.: Presentation by Paul Alan Cox and Hans Odöö - "Unfinished Journey: Carl Linnaeus and the Creation of Ethnobotany," in Alumni Hall. 8:15 p.m.: Panel discussion moderated by Cindy Johnson-Groh (biology) - "The State of Ethnobotany, Plant and Biodiversity Conservation," in Alumni Hall.
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