Posted on December 02, 2015, BY Matthew Beltz

The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning (BILL) will present a Lunch & Learn program featuring Professor Carmen Gillespie, English, on Thursday, Dec. 17, at noon at The Village Common, 6 Tressler Blvd. in Lewisburg.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and this event is open to the public. Beverages and light dessert are provided free of charge. Attendees may bring their own lunch or purchase a soup-and-salad lunch for $6 up until noon on Dec. 16 by contacting the BILL office at 570-522-0105 or at The lunch menu for this event features potato soup and ham salad on a roll.

This talk is titled "Change, the Crossroads and the Terror of Life." Gillespie, who is also both Director of the Griot Institute of Africana Studies and Arts Coordinator at Bucknell, will discuss how generating a creative response to traumatic events can cultivate a richer engagement with life and can help confront the fear of the inevitability of change that so often controls behavior.



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