C of I to host guest lecturer Samantha Harvey

The College of Idaho is pleased to welcome Dr. Samantha C. Harvey to campus Nov. 20 for the special guest lecture “The Transatlantic Sublime, Romanticism and the Hudson River School of Landscape Painting.” Harvey will speak at 3:30 p.m. in Boone Hall room 103 on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The lecture, sponsored by the Idaho Humanities Council, is free and open to the public.

Dr. Harvey is a professor in the Department of English at Boise State University. She received her Ph.D. from Cambridge University in English literature and her bachelor’s degree in English and the study of religion from Harvard University. Her teaching and research interests include 19th-century British poetry and prose, transatlantic Romanticism, and literature and the environment. Harvey is the author of Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature as well as Coleridge’s Responses: Coleridge on Nature and Vision.  She also is the program chair for the John Clare Society of North America for the Modern Language Association annual convention.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 11 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit