|Food for Thought feeds body, mind
RELEASED: Sept. 30, 2004
DANVILLE, KYThe Food for Thought series begins Oct. 5 in the Nichols dining room in Cowan Dining Commons.
This fall's Food for Thought series, sponsored by the alumni office, consists of three discussions led by Centre faculty and staff during lunch (noon-1 p.m.).
Tuesday, Oct. 5, Stan Campbell, director of Grace Doherty Library, will speak on musician Robert Johnson's contribution to modern music. At the time of his death in 1938, Johnson's music was only known by a handful of musicians but was later echoed by such artists as Hank Williams, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Jimmy Page.
On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, Clarence Wyatt, Pottinger Associate Professor of History, will lead a discussion on the factors that shaped the presidential election.
Christine Shannon, professor of mathematics and computer science, will lead a talk on the application of artificial intelligence techniques to build robots with thinking-like behavior on Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Sessions are $10 each or $25 for the entire series. To register, call Jeanine Sanders at (859) 238-5500 or toll-free at (877) 678-9822.
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