Wednesday, October 24, 2012

English Professors to Lecture at Bongo Java

This semester and next, three Belmont English professors will deliver lectures at Bongo Java coffeehouse as part of its Belmont U. Lecture Series. This monthly event series features award-winning Belmont professors and is free and open to the public.

The lectures are held the first Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bongo Java on Belmont Boulevard.  A complete schedule for the series can be found here:

The first event kicks off in less than two weeks on November 6 with the English Department's Dr. Marcia McDonald. Following in December and April are Dr. Maggie Monteverde and Professor Sue Trout.  Mark your calendars, have some coffee, and learn for free!

Featured English Professors

Tuesday, November 6  
From Partisan Politics to Civil Conversation:  Some Ideas from the Great Writers
Marcia McDonald, English Department

Tuesday, December 4
The Origins of Christmas Customs 
Maggie Monteverde, English Department

Tuesday, April 2
Oh, I Couldn't Wear It, But It Looks Good on You:  The Function of Manners in the South
Sue Trout, English Department