Talk: Spirituality and the Hunger Games
October 2, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Student Center Fountain Lounge
Greg Garrett, professor of English from Baylor University, will speak on the phenomenon of the Hunger Games books and films and what deeper meaning and spiritual lessons might be learned from them. The talk will begin at 7 p.m. and there will be time for questions.
Garrett is one of America's leading voices on religion and culture (BBC Radio) and the author or co-author of 20 books. He is best known as a commentator on the relationship between culture and religion, and has written acclaimed books on Harry Potter, U2, Hollywood film and superheroes. Garrett is 2013 Centennial Professor at Baylor University, Residential Scholar at Gladstone's Library in Wales and a seminary-trained lay preacher in the Episcopal Church.
This event is co-sponsored by the UDM English Department and University Ministry. Please come out and encourage your students to attend!