Events Calendar

Author Keynote Address: Braiding Sweetgrass

Join the School of Arts and Sciences for two live-stream events with author Robin Wall Kimmerer as she discusses her book, Braiding Sweetgrass, this year's Rochester Reads selection.

Date: October 20, 2021 - October 20, 2021
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cleary Family Auditorium, Kearney Hall

Hosted by the School of Arts and Sciences

In her book, Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer offers a range of reflections beginning with the Creation Story on Turtle Island and addressing the issues facing the planet and human existence. The themes of interconnectedness and a reciprocal relationship with the living world are posited as the forces that can elevate ecological understanding and bring us into a closer relationship with nature.

Author Q&A at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 20

Attend a virtual reading and Q&A with Robin Wall Kimmerer, the author of this year's Writer's & Books Rochester Reads selection, Braiding Sweetgrass. Writer's & Books will stream the live, sold out event, taking place at the Central Library of Rochester. Fisher will host a viewing of the live stream in Cleary Auditorium.

Keynote Address with Robin Wall Kimmerer at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20

Later in the evening, return to Clearly Auditorium to view the virtual keynote address by Robin Wall Kimmerer, who will be live from SUNY Brockport.