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Patrick Hicks: An Evening of Fiction with Patrick Hicks: The Commandant of Lubizec

Patrick Hicks, Writer-in-Residence at Augustana College (SIoux Falls, S.D). will read from his novel about the Holocaust and Operation Reinhard, as well as discuss how he used historical fact to create literary fiction. The Commandant of Lubizec has received rave critical reviews across the country. Aside from reading key passages from his novel, he will also answer questions about such camps as Treblinka, Sobibor and Belzec.

Guest Lecturer: Patrick Hicks

Patrick Hicks went on three separate research trips to Poland in order to get the history correct for his first novel, The Commandant of Lubizec, which was recently chosen for National Reading Group Month. In this presentation, Hicks will discuss how his research influenced his writing process and offer a short history of the death camps.

Lecture: Does a President's Faith Shape Policy?

Cara Burnidge, assistant professor of religion, will present "Does a President's Faith Shape Policy? Woodrow Wilson as a Case Study for Today." This lecture will examine how faith has and has not shaped a president’s domestic and international policies and reform; it will conclude by offering insights on how to think about religion in policy making today. The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and World Religion and the Department of History.

Solar Eclipse Viewing

View the partial eclipse of the Sun with solar telescopes provided by the Department of Earth Science.  In the event of cloudy or rainy weather, the event will be cancelled.  Telescopes will be set up near the athletic fields of the West Dome Lot of the UNI-Dome.

CROW Forum

The recipient of the Women's and Gender Studies Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender award will present their paper and be presented with their award.

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