Game designers and digital media scholars Stephanie Boluk and Patrick Lemieux will present their research on video games at The University of Tampa on Friday, March 29, as part of the Scholar’s Symposia. [Read more…] about Guest Speakers and Game Designers to Give Presentation March 29
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Novelist Jonathan Lerner, a founding member of the Weather Underground, will present a reading on Tuesday, March 19, as part of the Writers at the University series. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, and is free and open to the public.
Lerner will reader from his novel, Swords in the Hands of Children, which a memoir about his youthful radicalism. In his story, Lerner also writes about the counter culture among the group known as the Weather Underground or Weathermen, a radical left-wing domestic terror group active in the 1960s and 1970s which led a series of bombings in the U.S.
Lerner attended Antioch College (Ohio), but left the school to become a full-time activist on the staff of Students for a Democratic Society, the principal organization of the New Left. He was a founding member of the militant Weatherman faction and the editor of its newspaper, Fire!
Lerner remained a member of the Weather Underground while it carried out the campaign of bombings, until its termination in 1976. He is the author of the novels Caught in a Still Peace and Alex Underground, and a journalist reporting on architecture, urbanist and environmental issues.
For more information about this event, contact Lynne Bartis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Art lovers and those seeking a deeper understanding of
Jewish culture invited to lecture at UT on Thursday, Feb. 7
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