Sykes Residence

"How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature"

The Spiritual and Religious Life Committee presents

The 2015 Niles Lecture:

"How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature"

Matthew Stanley, Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, New York University

Monday, October 19, 2015

7:30 p.m.

Sykes Common Room

Writers Series presents - John McNally

John  McNally is the author of three  novels:  After the Workshop, The Book  of Ralph and America’s Report Card; two story collections, Troublemakers and Ghosts of Chicago; two nonfiction books, The Creative Writer’s Survival  Guide: Advice from an Unrepentant Novelist and Vivid and Continuous: Essays and Exercises  for Writing Fiction; and one young adult novel,  Lord  of the Ralphs.

Guest Lecturer to Address Political Economics in "Henry V"

St. Lawrence University’s Departments of Economics and English will host Sarah Skwire as the as part of the American Shakespeare Center's visit to campus.

Skwire is a senior fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc., a nonprofit educational foundation, and the author of the college writing textbook, Writing with a Thesis, which is in its 12th edition. Her lecture, “Political Economics in Henry V,” will take place at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Sykes Common Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Writers Series presents Adam Gopnik

A staff writer at The New Yorker since 1986, contributing fiction, humor, book reviews, profiles and reported pieces from abroad, he has been the magazine’s art critic and Paris correspondent.  His books include Paris to the Moon, The King in the Window, Through the Children’s Gate: A Home in New York and Five Windows on the Season.  Gopnik has three National Magazine awards, the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting, and the Medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.  In 2011, he delivered the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Annual Niles Lecture - "How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature" by Dr. Matthew Stanley

The Annual Niles Lecture, "How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature" by Matthew Stanley, Associate Professor (History and Philosophy of Science), New York University, will be held Monday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Sykes Common Room. Refreshments will be served.

Writers Series presents Angie Estes

Angie Estes is the author of five books, most recently Enchantée (Oberlin College Press, 2013), winner of the 2015 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize. Her previous book, Tryst (Oberlin, 2009), was selected as one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize. Her second book, Voice-Over (Oberlin, 2002), won the 2001 FIELD Poetry Prize and was also awarded the 2001 Alice Fay di Castagnola Prize from the Poetry Society of America. Her first book, The Uses of Passion (1995), was the winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Prize.

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