July 10, 2023

2023 Arrington Mormon History Lecture: Music & the Unspoken Truth

October 5, 2023, 7:00 p.m. | Logan, Utah | Russell/Wanlass Performance Hall

Kellianne Gammill, Marketing Coordinator | kellianne.gammill@usu.edu

Jared Farmer with organ pipes in the background

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

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.

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