Provost Barbara Altmann to Kick Off BILL Fall Lunch & Learn Series
September 13, 2016
Posted on August 19, 2016, BY Matthew Beltz
Bucknell University Provost and Professor Barbara Altmann, French, will be the featured speaker at the Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's first Lunch & Learn of the fall on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at noon. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at The Village Common, 6 Tressler Blvd. in Lewisburg.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. 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 Sept. 12 by contacting the BILL office at 570-522-0105 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The lunch menu for this event features a turkey, walnut and cranberry salad wrap, vegetable soup, and assorted cookies and brownies.
Altmann's talk is titled "Poster Girls of the Middle Ages," and it will focus on medieval women - in particular which ones we still know and talk about. She will explore the question of why we know a few particular ones but not many others, and think through what we may recycle from medieval culture and what use it is to us today.
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