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Questions and answers following a reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey. Pulitze Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey reads from her book of poetry, “Native Guard,” Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey reads from her book of poetry, “Native Guard". The Visiting Writers Series and Eastern Connecticut State University's English Department presents a reading by Gail Carson Levine Readings by author Gail Carson Levine.Her books include "Ella Enchanted,"  "Dave at Night,"  "The Two Princesses of Bamarre," "The Wish," "Fairest," "Ever", "Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly" , "Betsy Who Cried Wolf,". The Visiting Writers Series and Eastern Connecticut State University's English Department present a poetry reading by Patrick Rosal Patrick Rosal reads his poetry. His collections include, "Uprock Headspin Scramble and Drive," and "My American Kundiman". Author Joan Seliger Sidney reads selections of her poetry. Author Joan Seliger Sidney reads selections of her poetry from her book, "Body of Diminishing Motion".

Natasha Trethewey

Q&A with Poet
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Natasha Trethewey

Poetry Readings
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Gail Carson Levine

Literature Readings

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Patrick Rosal

Poetry Readings

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Joan Seliger Sidney

Poetry Readings

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Visiting Writers Author Charles Baxter answers audience questions. Baxter has authored five novels, "The Soul Thief," "The Feast of Love," "Shadow Play," "First Light" and "Saul and Patsy"; four short story collections; three poetry collections; two collections of essays on fiction; as well as other works. Visiting Writers Readings by author Charles Baxter. Baxter has authored five novels, "The Soul Thief," "The Feast of Love," "Shadow Play," "First Light" and "Saul and Patsy"; four short story collections; three poetry collections; two collections of essays on fiction; as well as other works. Visiting Writers Readings from author Geraldine Mills. Mills is the author of two published collections of short fiction and four collections of poetry, including Toil the Dark Harvest (2004) and an Urgency of Stars (2009). Gray Jacobik Retired Eastern Professor Gray Jacobik reads her literature. Her works include the books "Little Boy Blue: A Memoir in Verse",  "Brave Disguises", "The Surface of Last Scattering", "The Double Task", "Sandpainting", "Paradise Poems". "Jane's Song" and over 200 poems. Visiting Writers Mari L’Esperance’s reads from her collection "The Darkened Temple".

Charles Baxter

Q&A with Author

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Charles Baxter

Literature Readings

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Geraldine Mills

Poetry Readings

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Gray Jacobik

Literature Readings
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Mari L'Esperance

Poetry Readings

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Bradley Davis Thomas Hubbard Authors Lisa C. Taylor and Geraldine Mills read from their collaborative collection "The Other Side of Longing". Harry Humes Linda Cohn

Bradley Davis

Poetry Readings
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Thomas Hubbard

Literature Readings
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Lisa Taylor & G. Mills

Literature Readings
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Harry Humes

Poetry Readings

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Linda Cohn

Veteran ESPN Anchor

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Daniel Murphy Admiral Jay Cohen S. Cromwell Crawford Tom Condon z Bill Russell

Daniel Murphy

VP, Kraft Group
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Admiral Jay Cohen

US Dept. Homeland Protection
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S. Cromwell Crawford

Bioethics Discussion

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Tom Condon

Hartford Courant Columnist
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Bill Russell

Boston Celtics Legend
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Charles Steedman Richard Russell Stuart Ishimaru Dean Pinkert Chandler Howard Chandler Howard

Charles Steedman

VP Boston Red Sox.

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Richard Russell

United States Ambassador
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Stuart Ishimaru

Equal Opportunity Commission
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Dean A. Pinkert

US International Trade
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Chandler Howard

CEO, Liberty Bank
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Seth Leitman Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge Empty Fred Carstensen Empty Chandler Howard Steven Lanza Christine Cummings

Seth Leitman

Energy Challenges
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Dr. Fred Carstensen

Connecticut Economy
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Chandler Howard

CEO, Liberty Bank
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Dr. Steven Lanza

Director, CT Review

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Christine Cummings

Federal Reserve Bank, NY

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A Talk by Randy Steidl Secular Compassion discussion with artist Borromeo String Quartet Jeffrey Fuhrer Katherine Baicker Christine Griffin Christine Griffin

Randy Steidl

From Death Row to Freedom
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Tenzin Wangchuk

Artist Interview

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Jeffrey Fuhrer

Federal Reserve Bank, Boston
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((Katherine Baicker

US Economic Advisors Council
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Christine Griffin

EEO Commissioner
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Louis Hernandez Louis Hernandez Colleen Barrett Colleen Barrett Pamela Jones Harbour President, CT Light and Power Charles Shapiro US Secretary of State Western Hemisphere Affairs

Louis Hernandez, Jr.

CEO, Open Solutions
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Colleen C. Barrett

President, Southwest Airlines
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Pamela Jones Harbour

US Federal Trade Commission
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Raymond Necci

President, CL&P
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Charles Shapiro

Western Hemisphere Affairs

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Poetry Slam Poet, Jan Willis Renowned Wesleyan Scholar, author and professor of religion Jan Willis visits Eastern. Jake Adam York Michael Shuman Federico Subervi

Marilyn Nelson

Poetry Slam

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Jan Willis

Literature Readings
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Jake Adam York

Poetry Readings
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Michael Shuman

Literature Readings
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Federico Subervi

Mass Media and Latino Politics
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Tenzin Wangchuk Craig Hotchkiss Craig Hotchkiss, education program manager for the Twain House and Museum discusses the transformation of Samuel Clemens into Mark Twain. Khurshed Rastomji Farai Chideya Fari Chideya, a culture critic and correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR).

Tenzin Wangchuk

Artist Presentation
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Craig Hotchkiss

Mark Twain House
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Panel Discussion

Human Rights &:Immigration

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Dr. Khurshed Rastomji

Music Studies Presentation
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Farai Chideya

NPR Correspondent
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Empty Dahr Jamail Carl Safina How the Ocean is Changing and What It Means for You; Carl Safina Carlos Ojeda, Jr. Carlos Ojeda, Jr. discusses strategies to empower and engage Latino students.

Dahr Jamail

Reinventing Journalism

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Artists Panel

American Identity
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Reanae McNeal

Inspirational Speaker
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Dr. Carl Safina

How the Ocean is Changing

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Carlos Ojeda, Jr.

Engaging Latino Students
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Courtney M. Leonard Al Duncan Samira Abbassey Repairing Spinal Cord Injuries using Fruit Flies; Marc Freeman Empty Jeff Benedict

Courtney M. Leonard

Artist Presentation
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Al Duncan

Motivational Speaker
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Samira Abbassey

Artisit Presentation
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Marc Freeman

Repairing Spinal Cord Injuries
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Jeff Benedict

Kelo vs New London Case

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Antonio Martorel Dr. Helen Barrett discusses the use of electronic portfolios in education. Empty James Carlton

Panel Discussion

Who Wrote Shakespeare

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Antonio Martorell

Artisit Presentation
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Dr. Helen Barrett

Using Electronic Portfolios

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James T. Carlton

Ocean Ecology & Conservation

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Beverly York

Windham Textile Museum
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Empty Julie Rodriguez Paul Kellstedt, author and professor of political science at Texas A&M University, will lecture at Eastern Connecticut State University on Oct. 14 as part of Eastern's University Hour series. Are Men from Mars and Women from Venus. A discussion with Paul Kellstedt. Beverly York Lisa Guernsey Lisa Guernsey discusses how television screen time effects children, birth to age 5.

Julie Chavez Rodriguez

Academic & Civic Engagement

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Paul Kellstedt

Men-Mars/Women- Venus?

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Beverly York

Windham Region Exploration

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Lisa Guernsey

Screen Time and Children

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Bill Nye

Changing The World

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NY Alternatives to Death Penalty

Death Penalty Alternatives
Panel Discussion
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Pre-Law Society

Panel Discussion

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Job Ready Communities

Community Engagement
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Art Munin

Razing Priveleged Conscious
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John Mandelman


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Jeff Fuhrer

Jeffrey C. Fuhrer

Federal Reserve Bank Boston
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M.T. Anderson

Literature Reading

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Lynn Maxfield

Vocal Health and Hygiene

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Jennifer McGowan

Literature Reading

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Hassani Pettiford

Mending Connections
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Lisa Taylor & Geraldine Mills

Visiting Writers Reading
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Teresa Younger

Leaders of Civic Engagement
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Robert Gagne

Green Campus Conference
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Financing Green Campus Proj

Introductory Remarks
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Anthony Cortese

Keynote/Pres. Second Nature

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Chris Halpin

 President, Celtic Energy
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Robert Keefrider

Director, Fuel Cell Energy
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Robert Pratt

CEO Greener U
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Financing Green Campus Proj

Panel Discussion
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Nancy Tinker

 Green Campus Conference
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Alex Kragie, Lynn Stoddard

Connecticut DEP
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David Ljundquist

Energy Finance and Investment
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Keith Bolender

Cuba and Terrorism
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Labor Relations and Unions

Panel Discussion
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Guy Landy Hazoume

Beninese Ambassador
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Andrea Herrera

Artist Presentation
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Artist Tony Ferraiolo

Akus Gallery

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Marion Parks

Honorary Lecture

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Women of Color

Panel Discussion

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