Calendar of Events
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USC Dornsife – Gender, Landscape, and the West: Sarah Keyes on Regendering Western Dead
October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sarah Keyes and ICW Social Media Manager Jessica Kim discuss researching and writing about gender and landscape on the Overland Trail.
Keyes contemplates the role of cholera, death, and burial practices along the Overland Trail in reworking the landscapes of the American West. The discussion will include the crisis of care during the cholera epidemics of 1849 to 1854 and will delve into Keyes’ forthcoming book, American Burial Ground: A New History of the Overland Trail.
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