On March 30 through April 1, 2006, University of the Pacific in Stockton will host a symposium on "John Muir in Global Perspective."
Thursday's program is a tour by coach of John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez.
Friday morning's sessions will focus on Muir's Scottish roots, with a keynote by Professor Robert Righter, author of The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy. The afternoon will be devoted to "John Muir, William Keith, and Joseph LeConte: Early Days in California," with original art and interpretation, followed by a reception.
Saturday's sessions include Muir's years in Canada, and his travels to Britain, Finland, Russia, India, South America, and Africa. Garrett Burke, concept designer of the California John Muir quarter, will give the luncheon address on the international reception of the Muir coin. Lee Stetson, well known Muir impersonator, rounds out the day, recounting Muir's global explorations.
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