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“Phillip Henry Gosse: From the Butterflies of Alabama to the Birds of Jamai...
Thu, April 13, 2017, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
Please join JCSM on April 13, 2017 for a book signing with Drs. Gary Mullen and Taylor Littleton and to hear their presentation, “Phillip Henry Gosse: From the Butterflies of Alabama to the Birds of Jamaica.”
Dr. Gary Mullen is Professor of Entomology Emeritus at Auburn University and co-editor, with Lance A. Durden, of "Medical and Veterinary Entomology," as well as co-author, with Taylor Littleton, of "Philip Henry Gosse: Science and Art in Letters from Alabama and Entomologia Alabamensis."
Dr. Taylor Littleton is Mosley Professor Emeritus of Science and Humanities at Auburn University. He is the author of "The Color of Silver:William Spratling, His Life and Art" (LSU Press. 2nd ed., 2004) and co-author, with Maltby Sykes, of "Advancing American Art: Painting. Politics, and Cultural Confrontations at Mid-Century" (University of Alabama Press, 2nd ed., 2006). He is also author of “A Present for My Country, “ "John James Audubon’s American Voice" (JCSM, 2008), and co-author with Gary Mullen, of "Philip Henry Gosse: Science and Art in Letters from Alabama and Entomologia Alabamensis."
From 5 to 6 pm, Drs. Mullen and Littleton will be available in the lobby to sign books. "Philip Henry Gosse: Science and Art in Letters from Alabama and Entomologia Alabamensis" will be available for purchase in the Museum Shop.
The Museum Café will be open during the book signing for food and drinks, and a special exhibition of John James Audubon’s Imperial folios of "The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America" will be on display in the Grand Gallery.
The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. The galleires and café will remain open until 8 p.m.