Talk: Mrs Moreau's Warbler - How Birds got Their Names

Image Credit: Mrs Moreau's Warbler - How Birds got Their Names by Stephen Moss

Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA

01752 585050
[email protected]
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/talk-mrs-moreaus-warbler-how-birds-got-their-names

Tuesday 19 March 2019
19:00 - 20:00
Booking recommended
Free admission, booking advised

Naturalist, broadcaster and author Stephen Moss combines detective work, natural history, folklore and first-hand observations to explore how birds got their names and our long and eventful relationship with the natural world. 

Stephen will give the fifth annual lecture in memory of Dr Mary Jacobs, who taught at the University for 20 years. Mary had a particular interest in life writing, and in the writing of Sylvia Townsend Warner, gaining her doctorate from Plymouth with a thesis on gender, genre and politics in the novelist’s work. 

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