Public Lecture by Barbara Eckstein


Thursday, November 2, 7:00-8:00 PM
Loras College Alumni Campus Center, Ballrooms C and D

The event is free and open to the public. The Alumni Campus Center is ADA accessible.

Dr. Eckstein is Professor of English and Director of General Education Literature at the University of Iowa. She is the author of Sustaining New Orleans:  Literature, Local Memory and The Language of Fiction in a World of Pain: Reading Politics as Paradox, and she edited (with James Throgmorton) Story and Sustainability: Planning, Practice, and Possibility for American Cities. She is also a co-director of the digital humanities project, The People’s Weather Map, which allows users to share narratives concerning their experiences relating with severe weather events.

This public lecture is sponsored by Loras College and a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Connections Grant.

Image courtesy of Monikah Schuschu. Use governed by a Creative Commons CC BY-NC 2.0 license.

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