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Karnicky to present at Humanities Center Coloquium

September 20, 2007

Contact: Joseph Schneider, 515-271-2158,

Tory Olson, 515-271-1834,

The fall season of the Humanities Center Colloquium series will start with a presentation by Jeff Karnicky, visiting professor of English, on "Thinking with Blue Jays," from 3:30-5 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 28. The colloquium series, which is free and open to the Drake community, will be held in the Medbury Honors Lounge, Medbury Hall.

The fall schedule is listed below:

• Friday, Oct. 12 -- Eric Saylor, assistant professor of music history, "'It's Not Lambkins Frisking at All:' English Pastoral Music and the Great War.'"

• Friday, Nov. 9 -- Megan Brown, assistant professor of English, "Somehow We All Survived: The Ideology of the U.S. Backlash Against Risk Management."

• Friday, Nov. 30 -- Joan Faber McAlister, assistant professor of rhetoric, "Hannah Arendt's Concept of Natality as Political Agency."