September 4, 2009
The Asheville community will have the opportunity to engage with the UNC Asheville faculty in this year’s “Brown Bag Book Talks with UNC Asheville Faculty Authors.”
With professors representing departments from Literature to Health and Wellness, the five-part lecture series offers lively and engaging stories from the professors’ own publishing experiences. The one-hour lectures will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Special Collections, third floor of the Ramsey Library. The events are free and open to the public.
--September 8: David Hopes, Literature & Language professor, will discuss his latest collection of poetry, “A Dream of Adonis” (Pecan Grove Press, 2007), and other new works.
--September 22: Katherine Min, assistant professor of Literature & Language, will read from and discuss her novel-in-progress, “The Fetishist.” Her last novel, “Secondhand World,” was recently published in paperback (Anchor, 2008).
--October 6: Mary Lynn Manns, associate professor of Management, will offer lessons from her first book, “Fearless Change: Patterns for Introducing New Ideas” (Addison-Wesley, 2005), and insights on “More Fearless Change,” her second book co-written with Linda Rising.
--October 22: Amy Lanou, assistant professor of Health and Wellness, will discuss her latest book, “Building Bone Vitality: A Revolutionary Diet Plan to Prevent Bone Loss and Reverse Osteoporosis” (McGraw-Hill, 2009), co-authored by Michael Castleman.
--November 5: Alice Weldon, associate professor of Spanish and co-director of Women’s Studies, will read from and discuss Gloria Lise’s “Departing at Dawn: A Novel of Argentina’s Dirty War,” which she recently translated for the Feminist Press at the City University of New York.
For more information about this series, call UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library at 828.251.6336 or visit http://toto.lib.unca.edu/program/brownbag.html.