On Monday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m., the Woodstock History Center will host a presentation by Dr. Pavel Cenkl entitled “Learning a Sense of Place.” In this program, Dr. Cenkl will discuss how ecosystems, topography, and bioregions can have profound and lasting effects on cultural identity.
Dr. Cenkl is the Dean of Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, where he also teaches courses on environmental humanities and regional studies. In addition to having written a number of journal articles, Dr. Cenkl is the author of “This Vast Book of Nature: Reading the Landscape of New Hampshire’s White Mountains,” 1785-1911 (Iowa, 2006) and the editor of “Nature and Culture in the Northern Forest: Region, Heritage, and Environment in the Rural Northeast” (Iowa, 2010).
Admission to the program “Learning a Sense of Place” is free, and the public is invited. The Woodstock History Center is located at 26 Elm Street in Woodstock, Vermont. For more information, please call: (802) 457-1822.