“Songs, Spells and Samogonka: On Folklore Expedition in Siberia”
Nicole Monnier, Department of German and Russian Studies
“Inheriting Gabo: A Discussion of Gabriel García Márquez”
Rachel Harper, Honors College
“Hugh Hefner: Sex & Romance in Modern America”
Steven Watts, Department of History
“Le Flaneur, C’est Baudelaire: Poetry & Paris”
Valerie Kaussen, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
“Joni Mitchell Jesus: Pop Songs and the Spirit”
Martha Kelly, Department of German and Russian Studies
Patricia Okker, Professor of English and Deputy Provost
Think Academics are all brains and no brawn? Think again, and join us for the first talk of the 2015-16 season.
Artist/curator Anne Thompson discusses her fascinating current project, an engagement with I-70’s motley billboard culture.
Gabriel Fried, Department of English
To commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons, the groundbreaking role-playing game, Speaking of Culture director Gabriel Fried will discuss the game and its essential role in his becoming a writer.