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October – November 2013
Westminster College presents a free reading by poets Fiona Sze-Lorrain and Ranjan Adiga as part of the 2013–2014 Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series.
Fiona Sze-Lorrain writes and translates English, Chinese, and French. She was born in Singapore, and educated at Columbia University, New York University, and Paris IV-Sorbonne. Her two collections of poetry are My Funeral Gondola and Water the Moon. She has translated contemporary Chinese poetry and prose, French and American poetry. She is an editor at Vif Éditions, an independent French publishing house in Paris. Also a zheng harpist, she has performed worldwide. fionasze.com
Ranjan Adiga was born and raised in Nepal, and has earned creative writing degrees from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the University of Hawaii. He writes in English, though it is his second language. His upcoming book is a collection of short stories exploring the nature of desire and tradition in a changing society. His stories have appeared in Story Quarterly, South Asian Review, 34th Parallel, and Nepali Times, among others. Adiga is Westminster’s new faculty member in the English Department.
Since its inception, the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks poetry series has partnered with other organizations to promote contemporary literature in Utah, with a particular focus on bringing new and international poets to the state. We are grateful to the Zoo, Arts, and Parks program for funding and would like to draw your attention to the complete listing of cultural events available at www.nowplayingutah.com.
Join presenters Bob Rubin, Jeffrey Korchek, Julie Spielberg-Senet, and Roger Armstrong for a daylong exploration of how movies really get made. These four veteran Hollywood insiders track the course of motion picture projects from deal making through development, marketing, and distribution, with an emphasis on related legal and business concerns of intellectual property, talent contracts and negotiations, guild considerations in filmmaking, and other relevant topics.
You are invited to attend the
Seventh Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
A Live Webcast with Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy
Monday, October 28, 2013, 4:45 PM
Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
The U.S.-China relationship is in the news and at the center of foreign policy discussions across the United States. To help Americans understand this dynamic relationship and to answer their questions on the issues, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations will conduct the Seventh Annual CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, featuring a live webcast and Q&A with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, to be broadcast locally on October 28, 2013 at 4:45 p.m.
Following Albright’s webcast will be an exclusive live presentation by visiting expert Ira Kasoff, Senior Counselor and Member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council. Dr. Kasoff joined APCO after a long career with the U.S. government, including serving most recently as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia at the U.S. Department of Commerce. His extensive experience in Asia spans more than three decades, with seven commercial service assignments in the region, in addition to private sector and academic experience.
Join us for this exclusive opportunity! Remarks will be broadcast live to town hall audiences in 60 cities and towns across the United States and China. UCCD is the only organization selected to host this event in Utah.
The program will be moderated nationally by Mr. Steve Orlins, President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and locally by Dr. Jin Wang, Dean of the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business at Westminster College.
4:45-5:00 PM: Introduction and Welcome, Laura Dupuy and Dr. Jin Wang
5:00-5:45 PM: Live Webcast with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright
5:45-6:30 PM: Dr. Ira Kasoff, Guest Speaker
6:30-7:00 PM: Reception
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information visit: http://utahdiplomacy.org/what-we-do/china-town-hall/
Salt Lake City International Airport serves more than 20 million passengers a year from facilities designed 50 years ago. The airport has grown into a hub with many flights. Passenger and security needs are vastly different from the time it opened. The projected redevelopment program will replace all of the existing facilities based on the requirements of passengers and newly-designed aircraft. Get the inside scoop on the plan.
The eighth annual McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series: In Praise of Independent Journalism featuring Madeleine Albright former United States Secretary of State, will take place Saturday, November 2, 2013, on the Philip G. McCarthey Campus, 720 South Guardsman Way, Rowland Hall St. Mark’s at 7:00 PM. Secretary Albright will discuss “The Role of Independent Journalism in Diplomacy.” The lecture is open to the public at no charge. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Join the Holladay Chamber of Commerce and The Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for the Equality In Business Fall Expo, Saturday, Nov. 2nd, from 10AM – 3PM, at Holladay City Hall, 4580 S. and 2300 E., Holladay, UT, Keynote Speaker is Brandie Balken, E.D. of Equality Utah.
Visit Holladay and Gay and Lesbian businesses in the big and little Cottonwood rooms at Holladay City Hall building.
Attorney Jay Tutchton will speak on “The Endangered Species Act and the Future of Wolf Recovery in the West.” Tutchton serves as a litigator, working primarily on Endangered Species Act issues since 1990. He currently works for Defenders of Wildlife and is Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where he teaches Wildlife Law and Animal Law.
Jay Tutchton’s presentation at 7:00pm is preceded by a social hour from 6:00pm-7:00pm where guests can peruse items in the silent auction which raises funds for UEC’s work to protect the national forests and native wildlife in Utah.
Utah Environmental Congress is the only organization that monitors and protects all of the National Forests in Utah. Recognizing the importance of apex predators in maintaining healthy ecosystems, UEC campaigns to restore wolves to their native Utah.
For more information, call the Utah Environmental Congress at 801-466-4055.
Author and journalist Andrew Solomon will give this year’s Tanner Lecture on Human Values, presented by the Tanner Humanities Center, on Monday, November 4 at 7:00 PM in the University of Utah’s Olpin Union ballroom. This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.thc.utah.edu for more information.
In his lecture, titled “Love, Acceptance, Celebration: How Parents Make Their Children,” Solomon will explore the ability of individuals and families to construct meaning out of adversity. He will draw on his life’s work and experiences, including his time in the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, his experience with depression, and his work with families of extraordinary children, to examine where this meaning comes from and what function it serves.
Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology. From 1993 to 2001, Solomon was a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, writing on a wide range of subjects; he has also written periodically for The New Yorker. Solomon is the author of four books, including The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, winner of the 2001 National Book Award for Nonfiction, and the New York Times bestseller Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.
The Great Salt Lake and its islands provide outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities. Sunsets over the lake can be breathtaking. But beyond the beauty, do you know why it is so important to us, how it impacts our daily lives, and why we should be concerned with its health and preservation? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more.