Guest Lectures

A Poetry Reading with Mickey Mahan, the “Flying Busman”

Speaker: Mickey Mahan


For more than two decades, the people and places surrounding Centro bus-driver Mickey Mahan, have settled into his poems, giving us unique glimpses of what it is like to drive a bus in the city of ... WATCH

Hybridity, Breed, and Wildness

Speaker: Harriet Ritvo


While maintaining pedigrees to guarantee purity, nineteenth-century animal breeders also occasionally attempted to achieve improvement through hybridization. The keepers of zoos and menageries ... WATCH