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Cultivators of Knowledge: Women and the Study of Botany, c. 1650-1850 presented by Dr. Elizabeth Bouldin, 9/30/21 via Zoom

by Andrea Shain on 2021-09-21T16:16:00-04:00 in Events & Displays | Comments

Please join FGCU's University Archives and Special Collections on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 6pm-7pm“Cultivators of Knowledge: Women and the Study of Botany, c. 1650-1850” presented by FGCU history professor Dr. Elizabeth Bouldin via Zoom. A Q&A will follow the presentation and registration is required. Register here. 

 Women made trailblazing contributions to the field of botany as it emerged out of the Enlightenment. The lecture will explore the rich history of female botanists, highlighting examples of women who traveled the globe as botanical researchers, illustrators, writers, and educators.

 This event is in conjunction with the exhibition, The Shape of Orchids: An Eternal Love Affairwhich runs through December 3, 2021. You can visit the show Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm on the third floor of FGCU's Bradshaw Library. 

 If you have any questions, please email


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