Celia Daniels

You’ve Got Mail: Exploring Letter-Writing Through Time

Speaker to Discuss Letter Writing

Fri Sep 1, 2023

Celia DanielsColby Community College will host Ms. Celia Daniels as she speaks on the history of letter writing at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, in the Multipurpose Room of the Robert Burnett Student Union. Members of the community are invited to attend the free program.

Daniels is an independent museum consultant specializing in ethnographic collections. Her presentation, "You’ve Got Mail: Exploring Letter-Writing Through Time,” weaves a historical look at letter-writing from the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt and historical figures like Abigail Adams and Jane Austen to the intimate, everyday shared experiences between sweethearts, friends, and family members.

“You’ve Got Mail: Exploring Letter-Writing Through Time” is part of Humanities Kansas's Speakers Bureau, featuring humanities-based presentations designed to share stories that inspire, spark conversations that inform, and generate insights that strengthen civic engagement.

For more information, contact Dr. Tiffany Okolo at (785) 460-5552.