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An Evening in the Arctic Wilderness with Subhankar Banerjee

One Thursday, October 28, 7:00 p.m. | Houston Zoo, Entrance #5, Brown Education Center Auditorium (Map showing adjacent parking is available at www.houstonzoo.org.)


Photographer, environmentalist, writer Subhankar Banerjee spent two years exploring four thousand miles of stark wilderness in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This evening he will show vivid slides of his journey and talk about the people, wildlife, and land of the Arctic.

Banerjee’s photographs have been featured in exhibits at California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; American Museum of Natural History, New York; and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. His book, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land (2003) contains essays by birder and artist David Allen Sibley and nature writer Peter Matthiessen. Banerjee has been awarded a Lannan Fellowship for Cultural Freedom by the Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, which is underwriting his talk in Houston.

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Registration for fall 2018 is ongoing. You may register online, by mail, or by phone with a credit card. 

 

The interest list for the fall and spring study tours is also now open. If you are interested in traveling with the Houston Seminar to Natchez in the fall of 2018 or Virginia in the spring of 2019, please call the registrar at 713.666.9000 to place your name on a list. Please see Terms and Conditions for "travel list" policy.

 

Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 

 

Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. Please contact the registrar if you would like to be wait listed for this course. 

 

Have a great summer. We look forward to seeing you this fall!

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