Calendar of EventsHumanities for Everyone
January 2, 2019
Norwich Congregational Church, United Church of Christ
Image: Willa Cather Foundation
Amherst College professor Michele Barale explores how Willa Cather’s novel My Antonia brings alive immigrants’ experience in the American West and blazes new trails in depicting women as strong and independent role models. Books available to read in advance or afterwards (not required).
For more information
- “A Walk in Willa Cather’s Prairie,” The New Yorker, 10/2/2017
- “Willa Cather Nailed the Immigrant Ideal We Should Cherish,” The Daily Beast, 2/17/2018