News from MacMurray College
Speaker gives voice to the powerless
Compiler & editor of personal biographies in rural areas to speak Nov. 1.
Robert Wolf will read and discuss the writings of farmers, homeless men and women and others whose voices are seldom heard in our tumultuous society.
Part of the 2012 MacMurray College Speakers Series, “Perspectives on Social Justice,” the event is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Thoresen Recital Hall in the Putnam Center at MacMurray. The talk is free and open to the public. The Putnam Center is on the southeast corner of State and Clay streets in Jacksonville, IL.
Mr. Wolf, a writer and director of Free River Press in Decorah, IA, and former Chicago Tribune columnist, is the author and editor of 27 books. In his work with Free River Press, Wolf has conducted writing workshops for the poor and dispossessed in the rural Midwest and elsewhere. He has also written extensively on modern industrial agriculture.
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