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2002-2003 Programs

Luncheon Series

Brown bag luncheon programs will be held at lunch time at the FSU Oglesby Student Union, room 312-13, unless specified otherwise.  Bring your own brown bag lunch, complimentary beverages and cookies will be provided. An informal question and answer session will follow each program.  All programs are open to the public.
  • Wednesday, September 4, 12:15-1:30 P.M.:
    "Thinking about The Creation of the Future"
    By Bruce Chapman, Presbyterian minister at Westminster House
    This year's entire Faculty Luncheon Series at Westminster House will focus on issues that a thoughtful reader might encounter in The Creation of the Future: The Role of the American University by Frank H. T. Rhodes, President Emeritus of Cornell University.
  • Monday, October 14, 12:15-1:30 P.M.:
    "Battista's Vase: The Genesis of Conversations with Cuba"
    By Peter Ripley, FSU Professor of History
  • Wednesday, November 13, 12:15-1:30 P.M.:
    FSU faculty member and author Elizabeth Stuckey-French reads from her fiction.
  • Wednesday, January 8, 12:15-1:30
    "Celebrate A Century of American Wildlife Conservation"
    Speaker: Gail Fishman,
    On books vis-à-vis the March '003 centenary of the system of National Wildlife Refuges
  • Wednesday, February 12, 12:15-1:30
    "ZOMBIS: Justice in Rural Haiti"
    Speaker: Prof. Jan DeCosmo, Florida A&M University,
    The fear in Haiti is to be turned into a zombi, not
    to be chased by one--but do zombis really exist?
    Dr. DeCosmo will answer the question.
  • Wednesday, March 5,
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Werkmeister Reading Room, Dodd Hall
    "The Noblest Work of Women:' The Woman's Library at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair."
    Speaker: Dr. Wayne Wiegand
  • Friday, April 4
    6:00 PM
    Ramada Inn on North Monroe St.
    "From Rags to Riches: Founding the Samuel Beckett Archive"
    Speaker: James Knowlson, University of Reading
    Thanks to the Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies and the Department of English for making Professor Knowlson's visit possible.
  • Thursday, May 8
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Strozier Library
    "Family Treasures" - Learn about preserving family documents and photographs at this special program.
    Speaker: Tina Mason, Southern Library Network (SOLINET)

To suggest speakers for future programs contact Vice President and Program Chair, Dennis Moore, dmoore@english.fsu.edu



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