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Event: “Mandrakes, Nightshades, and More”

Mandrakes, Nightshades, and MoreWednesday, September 29, 7-9 pm, Morgan Room Speaker: Katharine Anderson Experience first-hand (minus screaming mandrakes), Harry’s Herbology class as Katharine Anderson traces the science behind the folklore of nightshades that include the botany and chemistry that account for the family’s notorious reputation. Katharine is an ethnobotanist and cultural geographer who teaches in […]

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