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Academic Speaker Series


Featured Speaker: Richard Tillinghast

Monday, October 27, 2008 - "The New Life"


Richard Tillinghast is an acclaimed poet and author, formerly of the University of Michigan and currently a resident of County Tipperary in Ireland. He is the author of eight books of poetry and two books of essays.; Widely traveled, Mr. Tillinghast often writes about the places and cultures he has observed. In 2008, he published three books, one on Ireland, another on Turkey, and the third, The New Life, will be at the center of tonight's appearance. He will read from and share his experiences on The New Life on Monday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Watkins Auditorium of the Boling University Center. Richard Tillinghast's appearance is sponsored by Honors Programs and the Department of English.