Thursday, February 11, 2010

Bruce Meyer on Great Books, Today!

Bob Pipe writes:

Nipissing University is pleased to welcome author and poet Bruce Meyer to campus for a special lecture titled What’s so Great About the Great Books on February 11, at 4 p.m. in room H105. Meyer will also give a poetry reading on February 12, at 11 a.m. in room H108.

Meyer is the author of 30 books, the most recent of which are the poetry collections Mesopotamia, Dog Days, and Bread. The Golden Thread: A Reader’s Journey Through the Great Books was a national bestseller in 2000. His broadcasts on the Great Books are the CBC’s bestselling audio cd series. He is a professor of English at Georgian College where he teaches in the Laurentian University BA Program. Meyer has recently been named as a top ten finalist in TV Ontario’s Best Lecturer Series.

The lecture is part of Nipissing’s English department Speaker Series. It is free of charge and all are welcome.