Hoag Library hosting 2 lectures on eclipse

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 March 2024 at 8:32 am

ALBION – Hoag Library will be hosting two lectures before the total eclipse on April 8.

The first lecture will be this Saturday at 1 p.m. Anna Siebech-Larsen, PhD, will give a presentation, “The Black Hour: Eclipses in the Middle Ages.” Siebech-Larsen is director of Rossell Hope Robbins Library and Koller-Collins Center for English Studies at the University of Rochester.

The second lecture will be at noon on April 5 and be given by Tyler Lucero, an environmental science educator. His presentation is entitled, “From Afraid to Awed: Eclipses in Myth and Culture Through Time.”

The lectures are free and the library will be giving away eclipse glasses to attendees.