Since 1980 the John Muir Center at California's University of the Pacific has hosted the John Muir Institute dedicated to promoting the legacy of the famed environmentalist. These were papers presented at the John Muir Center's institute in 2001.
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2001
Friday, May 4th
7:30 AM

Carr, Muir, and Tuolumne Canyon: Relations of Botanical Inquiry to the Divinity of Wilderness

Bonnie Johanna Gisel, University of the Pacific

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Domesticity, Tourism, and the National Parks in Muir's Late Writings

Daniel J. Philippon, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Full Program

University of the Pacific

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

: HETCH HETCHY VALLEY: YOSEMITE'S LOST TWIN

Ron Good, Restore Hetch Hetchy

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

If Trees Are Us: John Muir's Domestic Literary Strategies

Barbara Mossberg, Goddard College

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

"IN HIS OWN WORDS"

Lee Stetson

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir and Forest Conservation "Preaching God's Forestry" versus "This Fierce Storm of Steel"

Ronald A. Eber, Sierra Club History Committee

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir and the Bidwell: Rambles and Botanizing in Northern California

Mike Gillis, California State University, Chico

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir and The Influence of Significant Women in His Life

Jill Carlino

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir and the John Swett Family

Ruth Sutter

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir and the Nation of Scots

Graham White

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir on the Internet

Harold W. Wood Jr., Sierra Club

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir's Formative Years in Wisconsin

Millie Stanley

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

JOHN MUIR'S LAST JOURNEY: SOUTH TO THE AMAZON AND EAST TO AFRICA

Michael P. Branch, University of Nevada, Reno

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

John Muir: A Stranger in the Southland

Nicholas C. Polos, Claremont Colleges

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

JOHN MUIR: HIS LONG AND VERY CLOSE FRIENDSHIP WITH THE HENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN FAMILY AT CASTLEROCK

Maymie Kimes
Jill Harcke

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Meeting Muir's Mountains

Corey Lee Lewis, University of Nevada

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Muir and Burroughs: A Friendship of Contrasts

Edward J. Renehan Jr.

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Muir and Family: The History of Interpretation at John Muir NHS

David Blackburn, John Muir Historic Site

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Muir and the Bairns

Daryl Morrison, University of the Pacific

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Muir, Friends and Family and the Changing Self

Michael Strelow, Willamette University

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mystical Lover of Land. John Muir as Storyteller

Garth Gilchrist, Living River Stories

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Nature's Temple: John Muir's Spiritual Home

Chris Highland

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Near and Far: Burroughs and Muir

James Perrin Warren, Washington and Lee University

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

On the Trail of John Muir

Cherry Good

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Preservation of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Region: A Contemporary View of John Muir's Efforts

Nancy Woodbury, University of California, Davis

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

PRIDE, PREJUDICE AND PATRIMONY: THE DISPUTE BETWEEN GEORGE WHARTON JAMES AND THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF JOHN MUIR

Ronald Limbaugh, University of the Pacific

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Content of Faith: Muir's Vision of Nature in the Midst of 19th Century Religious Ferment

Dennis Williams, Southern Nazarene University

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Thousand Mile Walk, and Other Adventures with My Friends

Richard Shore

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

With Friends Like These: Muir, Pinchot, and the Drama of Environmental Politics

Char Miller, Trinity University

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Writers on Land & Sea: John Muir & John Steinbeck

Susan Shillinglaw, San Jose State University

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Yosemite Valley School's Studies and Projects

Catherine Marian Soria, Yosemite Valley School

Feather River Inn

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

2006
Friday, March 31st
8:30 AM

Hetch Hetchy in International Perspective

Robert Righter

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Introduction to the Conference

Gary Miller, University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Introductions

William R. Swagerty, University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

John Muir is Alive and Well and Living in Stockton

Bruce Hamilton, Sierra Club

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Kilts and Lilts, Tights, Tunics, and Togas: Drilling Down to the Roots of John Muir’s Literary Achievements: A Geological and Biological Analysis of John Muir’s Old World Global Education

Barbara Mossberg

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The Boy from Dunbar: Celebrating John Muir in His Scottish Birthplace

Jo Moulin, John Muir Birthplace Trust

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The Influence of the Writings of Robert Burns on John Muir

Will Collin

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Welcome to University of the Pacific

Jean Purnell, University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM