Fall 2009: UAA Campus Bookstore to feature talk by UAA Professor Emerita Dr. Margritt Engel

August 26, 2009

Today, Sept. 10, 5-7 p.m.
UAA Campus Bookstore

Dr. Engel will present a talk entitled, “Georg Wilhelm Steller and W.G. Sebald: a ‘Nature’ Connection.”

Professor Engel is the translator of Georg Wilhem Steller’s Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742 and the book Steller’s History of Kamchatka. Everyone is invited to hear her presentation on the connection between Georg W. Steller and the writer W.G. Sebald. Steller is the renowned 18th century German botanist and explorer of Alaska and Kamchatka and W.G. Sebald is the author of numerous books including After Nature; Rings of Saturn; Austerlitz and On the Natural History of Destruction. Sebald is considered one of the most extraordinary and important writers of the 20th century.

All UAA Campus Bookstore events are free and open to the public. Parking is complimentary. For more information, please call (907) 786-4782.

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