Thursday, November 4th with Carolyn Eichin “From San Francisco Eastward – Victorian Theater in the American West”“
We are pleased to continue the 2021 Lecture Series!
Dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. and lecture starts at 7:00 p.m.
Description: The lecture and book signing will cover the author’s extensive research and major conclusions about the theater business in the American West during the mid-1800s. The book considers the ways theater shaped culture and society in the West. Nevada’s theaters figure prominently in the discussion. The book was a finalist for the Willa Literary award from Women Writing the West and is also a finalist for the Will Rogers Medallion Award in Western non-fiction.
Bio: Carolyn Grattan Eichin has lived her entire life in the American West. Residing in Nevada for more than 34 years, she attained both a BA and MA in history from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as well as completing the course work for a PhD in the history of the American West. For seventeen years, she maintained a relationship with the College of Southern Nevada teaching American history, Nevada history, and anthropology as a member of the adjunct faculty. Other work experience includes a stint as an archaeologist and a bed and breakfast owner with her husband in Virginia City, Nevada. She has published in the following scholarly journals: Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, Utah Historical Quarterly, and the Mark TwainAnnual. From San Francisco Eastward: Victorian Theater in the American West is the culmination of many years of research and her first book.
Lecture starts at 7:00 p.m. and costs $10 per person.
Come early and enjoy dinner before the lecture! We Serve dinner before the lecture at 4:30, 5, & 5:30
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