Jared Farmer is the 2023 Arrington Mormon History Lecturer
Join award-winning writer and historian Jared Farmer for a performative lecture at the Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall on October 5. Farmer's version of the Arrington Mormon History Lecture will be an homage to the "Music & the Spoken Word" radio show, and a meditation on the relationship between sound, religion, and place.
About the Speaker: Jared Farmer
Jared Farmer headshot credit Annette Hornischer and American Academy in Berlin
Jared Farmer is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania and a former Andrew Carnegie Fellow. He is the author of four books, including On Zion's Mount: Mormons, Indians, and the American Landscape (2008), winner of the Francis Parkman Prize, and Elderflora: A Modern History of Ancient Trees (2022). Farmer's hometown is Provo, Utah and his alma mater is Utah State University.