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Guest Lecture: Mark Edmundson

Date:Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time:6:30 pm
Location:Valders Hall of Science, Room 206

"What is a College Education For?"

Prof. Mark Edmundson from the English Deptpartment of the University of Virginia. He is the best-selling author of Why Teach?, Teacher: The One That Made The Difference, Why Read?, Literature Against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida: A Defence of Poetry, Towards Reading Freud: Self-Creation in Milton, Wordsworth, Emerson, and Sigmund Freud.  He has also contributed numerous articles to The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Atlantic, Oxford American and others.

Contact: Greg Jesson, 563-387-1273