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The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Ron Hansen, Fiction Writer

The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Ron Hansen, Fiction Writer

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Date and Time

  • Friday, March 4, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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The Department of English welcomes fiction writer Ron Hansen to campus for two events in March 2016.  On Thursday, March 3, 2016, 7:00pm he will give a talk on "Fiction and Faith." On Friday, March 4, 2016, 7:00pm, he will read from his own works at our Cropper reading.  Both events are in Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, and will be followed by dessert receptions and book signings. All are welcome! Free and open to the public.

TALK ON FICTION & FAITH WITH RON HANSEN, FICTION WRITER
Thursday, March 3, 2016
7:00pm
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (MRH)
Dessert Reception and Book Signing to follow. Free and open to the public.

THE LINDSAY J. CROPPER MEMORIAL WRITERS SERIES: READING WITH RON HANSEN, FICTION WRITER
Friday, March 4, 2016
7:00pm
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (MRH)
Dessert Reception and Book Signing to follow. Free and open to the public.

Ron Hansen was born in Omaha, Nebraska and educated at Creighton University, the University of Iowa's Writers Workshop, and Stanford University; at Stanford he held a Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowship. He has received fellowships from the Michigan Society of Fellows, the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Lyndhurst Foundation, and was presented with an Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Professor Hansen has taught fiction and screenwriting at such institutions as Stanford, Michigan, Cornell, Iowa, Arizona, and is now the Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University, where he earned an M.A. in Spirituality in 1995. He is the author of numerous novels and short story collections, including Mariette In Ecstasy, Nebraska, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and most recently, A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion. He is also the author of A Stay Against Confusion: Essays on Faith and Fiction.

These two events are sponsored by the Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series, the Center for Christian Spirituality, and the Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture.

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Center for Christian Spirituality
Founders Hall 186F
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4784
Fax: (619) 260-7905
ccs@sandiego.edu

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