San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Poet, essayist and naturalist Charles Hood will talk on his experiences in Antarctica which inspired his prose and poetry collection South x South, winner of the Hollis Summers Prize at Ohio University Press. His work pays particular attention to the history of Antarctic aviation and is informed by Hood’s two trips to Antarctica. At present Professor Hood is a Research Fellow at the Art and Environment Institute of the Nevada Art Museum, and also is a Professor of English at Antelope Valley College in the Mojave Desert.
When & Where
The Polar Museum
If you have ever wondered what it is like to travel to the Polar Regions or why they are so important to the future of our world, take a trip to The Polar Museum. From penguins to paintings, sleeping bags to sextants, Inuit art to explorers' diaries – come and find out about exploration, science and survival at the extreme ends of the earth.