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Wonder and Awe: An Evening of Story and Images

We are very grateful for UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS for allowing us to host this look at wonder and awe in nature. We feel the series represents a diverse perspective on a variety of topics on the subject. We hope to see you out here!

Presented by Scott Russell Sanders

Join author/conservationist Scott Russell Sanders for a special evening of stories and pictures of the natural world and the nature of awe and wonder.  Scott will celebrate in words and images the true sources of wealth, in family and community and nature from a book he is presently working on. This promises to be an extraordinary evening, please call for reservations.  Free,  1-815-335-2915.


Scott Russell Sanders is the author of twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, including Earth Works, A Private History of Awe and A Conservationist Manifesto.  Orion Magazine says of him: “More than any other writer of his generation, Sanders has consistently, and insistently, asked his readers to consider what it means to be a citizen of the Earth.” Kirkus Review calls his work “An eloquent exploration of life and love by a writer with a most inquiring mind and capacious heart.” Among his honors are the Lannan Literary Award, the Mark Twain Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.  In 2012 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Indiana University.