The relationship between science and poetry; Dixie Forum

ST. GEORGE – Dixie State University’s weekly “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series will host its penultimate forum of the 2013 fall semester on Tuesday featuring a discussion on the relationship between science and poetry by Southern Utah University associate professor of English Dr. Bryce Christensen. The forum will begin at noon, in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Dr. Christensen’s presentation will focus on his current research pertaining to the relationship between science and poetry, on non-Western literature, in particular classical Chinese literature, and utopian literature. As part of his exploration of diverse cultures, he has traveled to various countries in Asia, South America, Africa and Europe.

Christensen earned his Ph.D. in English Literature from Marquette University. He has published scholarly articles and poetry in a wide range of journals and anthologies, and he is the author of the novel “Winning” (Whiskey Creek Press) and of “The Portals of Sheol and Other Poems'” (White Violet Press)

DSU’s weekly Dixie Forum series concludes its 2013 Fall Semester schedule on Nov. 19, with a presentation on the history of the St. George Marathon by local fitness expert Debbie Zockoll, who has completed all 38 editions of the famed October Washington County road race.

Event details and contact information

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 12, noon
  • Where: Dixie State University campus, Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center, 225 South 700 East, St. George.
  • Contact: John Burns – 435-879-4712 or burns@dixie.edu

Submitted by: Dixie State University Public Relations Department

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