Illume Lecture: The Shape of an Ending (for Immortals and Mortals) - Blakey Vermeule, PhD

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Illume Lecture: The Shape of an Ending (for Immortals and Mortals) - Blakey Vermeule, PhD

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Illume Lecture: The Shape of an Ending (for Immortals and Mortals) - Blakey Vermeule, PhD

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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Take Zinedine Zidane, Bill Buckner, Jake LaMotta and Tiger Woods. What can the shape of an athlete’s career — especially ones that end in failure — tell us about the shape and meaning of ordinary human lives? Explore this question with Dr. Vermeule, professor of English at Stanford University and author of Why Do We Care about Literary Characters?

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