Roaming the Southwest: Natural and Cultural Landmarks of the Sonoran Desert Region

University of Arizona Press author David Yetman will be teaching Roaming the Southwest: Natural and Cultural Landmarks of the Sonoran Desert Region with the University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ Community Classroom program.

When: August 15-29, 2022, on Mondays, 5:30-7 p.m., virtual

Tuition is $70, and registration is required. To register, visit here.

Yetman’s latest book with the Press is Natural Landmarks of Arizona, which celebrates the vast geological past of Arizona’s natural monuments through the eyes of a celebrated storyteller who has called Arizona home for most of his life.

About the class:

In this three-week online course with David Yetman, research social scientist at the University of Arizona, you will wander around Arizona taking in the state’s natural history and the monumental geological forces that have shaped what we see today. The irregularities that form our landscapes reveal a deep and violent geological history, but their size, variety, and majesty have also inspired humans and their imaginations.  Over the last twelve thousand years or so, people have related mythical stories and historical events that commemorate the significance of our natural monuments. 

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