March 14: Two University Course Events Open to Public

Two events on March 14 that are part of the University Courses offered this semester through the CFDE will be open to the public.

Conceiving Deafness: The Power of Narrative

Public talk by Rachel Kolb

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Winship Ballroom, DUC

Rachel Kolb is an English PhD student at Emory, whose work focuses on formations of deafness, disability, and communication in American literature and culture. Her talk will examine the stories we tell about varying experiences of communication, and will consider how those narratives shape our expectations and understanding of deafness and disability.

This event is hosted by the CFDE as part of the university course “Disability, Resilience, and the Mortal Self.”

Open to the public. All are welcome.

Living the Plant-Strong Life

Public talk by Rip Esselstyn

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

3:00 – 5:00 pm

Candler School of Theology (RARB), Room 252

Rip Esselstyn is a former firefighter and world premier triathlete. He introduced his passion for a whole-foods, plant-based diet to Austin's Engine 2 Firehouse, and then more broadly through his bestselling books, The Engine 2 Diet and Plant-Strong. Currently Rip is a Healthy Eating Partner with Whole Foods Market, promoting the connection between a plant-based diet and good health.

This event is hosted by the CFDE as part of the university course “Eating Ethics.”

Open to the public. All are welcome.

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