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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax: A Green-Carpet Event
New York City | March 1 AMC Loews Theatre  

This green-carpet celebration is designed for alumni and children of all ages. It includes a presentation by professor Donald Pease, the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, refreshments, and an advanced screening of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. The film opens nationwide on Friday, March 2, 2012.


5:30 pm, Registration opens in the theater lobby

6:30 pm, Presentation by Professor Pease

7 pm, Screening commences

Donald Pease, professor of English, the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, chair of the Dartmouth Liberal Studies Program, and winner of the 1981 Distinguished Teaching Award at Dartmouth, is an authority on 19th- and 20th-century American literature and literary theory. He is the author of numerous books, his latest, Theodor Seuss Geisel (2010). In 2010, he inaugurated "Re-Mapping the Transnational Turn: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies.” In 2011, Pease was awarded a doctorate honoris causa by the Faculty of Languages at Sweden’s Uppsala University. He has been awarded Guggenheim, Mellon, Ford, and Hewlett fellowships and has twice received a National Endowment for the Humanities directorship to teach college teachers about 19th-century American literature. 

This Dartmouth on Location event is organized by the Office of Alumni Relations in conjunction with the Dartmouth Alumni Association of New York City. For more information on DOL adventures, contact Alumni Continuing Education at 603-646-9159 or