First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Willa Cather’s Prairie Landscapes

The European immigrant farmers in My Antonia and Cather’s other novels fail as often as they succeed. Amherst College professor Michele Barale examines the relation between Cather’s art and her very tangible earth.

This video was recorded at the Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury, VT on October 4, 2017.