Thursday Food For Thought
You are invited to bring a brown-bag lunch to the Library to hear SPU faculty and staff authors read from their latest books! A question-and-answer time follows, and copies will be available for purchase.
When: Thursdays, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Where: Library Reading Room, Main Floor
2013 Spring Quarter
Kim Gilnett, SPU Fine Arts marketing associate
George Scranton, professor of theatre
Don Yanik, SPU Theatre Department chair and set designer
Go behind the scenes of SPU’s stage production of Letters to Sala, which will run April 18-20, 25-27. Find out how these historical events became the book Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story, by Ann Kirschner, a play by Arlene Hutton, and then a special event and exhibition at Seattle Pacific.
The Falcon editors and Rick Jackson, assistant professor of journalism
Hear an insider’s perspective of The Falcon, SPU’s student newspaper. Learn about the challenges the editors, writers, photographers, and designers face in finding, capturing, and communicating the day-to-day stories of life at SPU. Find out how the practice of journalism is changing in the digital age.
SPU Junior Danielle Myers
During her freshman year at SPU, Danielle Myers sold her first novel to RainTown Press. Now the book is available in hardcover. Meet Danielle and hear her read from The Last Burning of New London, in which a band of underground resistance fighters strive against an oppressive regime.
Rick Steele, professor of moral and historical theology, associate dean of Seattle Pacific Seminary
Rick Steele talks about his new book project — a history of literature produced by Christian prisoners of conscience. As part of his research for the book, he taught courses on this literature at two Washington State correctional facilities. He will read a report of his experience of teaching — and learning from — offenders who are trying to live their Christian faith under the conditions of incarceration.
Les and Leslie Parrott, co-directors of SPU’s Center for Relationship Development
New York Times best-selling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott discuss the counter-intuitive message of their new book — The Good Fight: How Conflict Can Bring You Closer— and reveal practical ways to use conflict to your advantage.
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