(Feb. 20) Lecture Series: Coastal Perspectives: A Tale of Two Estuaries: Patrick Lynch (Groton)


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    Avery Point Auditorium
    1084 Shennecossett Road
    Groton, CT 06340

    Please join us for our 28th season. This annual lecture series spans the breadth of human interactions with coastal waters, including speakers from the natural and social sciences as well as arts and humanities.

    Lecture series is FREE and open to the public.
    Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m.

    Online or in person More information here.

    This series is sponsored by Connecticut Sea Grant College ProgramØrstedUConn Department of Marine SciencesUConn Maritime Studies Program and the UConn Avery Point Campus Director’s Office.

    Tuesday, February 20, 2024; 7:30 p.m. 
    A Tale of Two Estuaries
    Patrick Lynch, artist  |  author  |  designer  |  photographer

    Tuesday, March 5, 2024; 7:30 p.m. 
    Ramshackle Housing and the Erasure of Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Fishing Communities
    Maura Coughlin, Ph.D., Department of Art + Design, Northeastern University

    Tuesday, March 19, 2024; 7:30 p.m. 
    Ocean Acidification
    Samantha Siedlecki, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut

    Tuesday, April 2, 2024; 7:30 p.m. 
    Shadows in the Water: What Sharks Tell Us About Ourselves
    Michaela J. Thompson, Ph.D., Sustainability & Environmental Management, Harvard Extension School

    Tuesday, April 16, 2024; 7:30 p.m. 
    Spineless: The Magical World of Marine Invertebrates, and Perspectives on our Finger on the Pulse of Changes in Coastal Invertebrate Diversity
    James T. Carlton, Ph.D., Professor of Marine Sciences Emeritus at Williams College and Director Emeritus  of the Williams College-Mystic Seaport Maritime Studies Program
    Krystal Rose, M.F.A., Curator of Collections, Mystic Seaport Museum