Anita Guerrini, the Horning Professor in the Humanities and history professor at Oregon State University, will be speaking at Colorado State University this month as part of the 53rd annual Furniss Lectures.
The Furniss Lectures started in 1965 and is the longest running lecture series on campus. This year the lectures will take place on April 26 and 27.
Guerrini is the author of Experimenting with Humans and Animals: From Galen to Animal Rights and The Courtiers’ Anatomists: Humans and Animals in Louis XIV’s Paris. She is a scholar of early modern Europe who specializes in environmental history and the history of animals. She will give two lectures. On Thursday, April 26, her lecture “Giants, Fossils, and National Identity in Early Modern France” will take place at 7 p.m. In Clark A204. Her lecture “Humans, Animals, and The Humanities: What We Talk about When We Talk about History” will take place on Friday, April 27, in Clark A204 at noon.
This event is organized by the CSU History Club and is free and open to the public.