JACKSON, Tenn. – March 1, 2010 – Essayist and fiction writer Scott Russell Sanders will present a reading at Union University March 11.
Born in Tennessee and raised in Ohio, Sanders studied at Brown University and earned his doctorate from the University of Cambridge as a Marshall Scholar. He spent his career as an English professor at Indiana University and is the author of 20 books, including his most recent work “A Conservationist Manifesto,” as well as “Staying Put,” “Writing from the Center,” “Hunting for Hope” and “A Private History of Awe,” which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
Sponsored by the university’s Lyceum program, the reading will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Harvey Auditorium, located in the Barefoot Student Union Building. The event is free and open to the public.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.