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Dianne Moran as Dian Fossey (BURTON)

Published: June 9, 2017

Dianne Moran as Dian Fossey Dian Fossey (January 16, 1932 – c. December 26, 1985) was an American zoologist, primatologist, and anthropologist whose 1983 book Gorillas in the Mist brought worldwide attention to her study of mountain gorilla groups in Rwanda and her battle to save the gorillas from extinction. Dianne Moran’s dramatic depiction of Fossey… Read More

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Susan Marie Frontczak as Mary Shelley (BURTON)

Published: June 8, 2017

Susan Marie Frontczak as Mary Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus(1818). Susan Marie Frontczak’s presentation will illuminate Shelley’s relationship with the natural world, which… Read More

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Dan Cutler as Chief Cornstalk (BURTON)

Published: June 7, 2017

Dan Cutler as Cornstalk (Hokolesqua) Cornstalk (Shawnee: Hokoleskwa) (ca. 1720 – November 10, 1777) was a prominent leader of the Shawnee nation just prior to the American Revolution. Dan Cutler’s portrayal of Cornstalk reveals how Native American practices regarding the natural world changed in the face of European colonization. Read More

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