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Deyerle Program: Preserving with Pots: The Importance of Collections and Archives
Dr. Scott Suter from Bridgewater College will talk about his new book, A Potter’s Progress: Emanuel Suter and the Business of Craft,and the importance of preserving artifacts and collections. If you have any questions please call the Reference Desk at 540-434-4475 x 122 or email us at reference@mrlib.org.

Oct 21, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Scott H. Suter
Professor of English & American Studies and Director of the Margaret Grattan Weaver Institute for Regional Culture @Bridgewater College
Scott Hamilton Suter, Professor of English & American Studies and Director of the Margaret Grattan Weaver Institute for Regional Culture at Bridgewater College, received his Ph.D. in American Civilization from The George Washington University in 1994, where his research focused on American folklife and Material Culture Studies. In addition to his twenty years at Bridgewater College he has also worked in the museum world and as a public sector folklorist. He has published books, exhibition catalogs, journal articles, and book chapters on topics ranging from Southern literature to World War I humor to David Lynch to material culture studies and folk art. In 1999, the University Press of Mississippi published his Shenandoah Valley Folklife, an introduction to the traditions of the region. The University of Tennessee Press published his most recent book, A Potter’s Progress: Emanuel Suter and the Business of Craft, in 2020.