BU to hold culture and society lectures

For Immediate Release

Date: January 25, 2006


BLOOMSBURG—Three faculty members from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s College of Liberal Arts will present programs in the Institute for Culture and Society’s lecture series this spring. The series begins Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. with Richard Ganahl, professor of mass communications, whose lecture is titled “Webcasting Worldwide: A Study of Innovation Among Leading Webcasters in 13 Countries.”

Other lectures include Stephanie Schlitz, assistant professor of English, “The Copenhagen Saga” on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. and Conrad Quintyn, assistant professor of anthropology, “The Existence or Non-existence of Race: A Forensic Anthropological Perspective” on Wednesday, April 19, at 7 p.m. All lectures are held in Andruss Library, Schweiker Exhibit Room and are free and open to the public.

The Institute for Culture and Society promotes research, scholarship and creativity in BU’s College of Liberal Arts. While supporting intellectual achievement, the Institute encourages Liberal Arts faculty to share their work with the academic community.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 18 master’s and one doctoral degree.