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Terry Tempest Williams at Lewis & Clark College Tuesday, October 12 , 7:30

Brilliant writer T and passionate speaker Terry Tempest Williams wil be speaking at L&C Tuesday night, October 12, Flanagan Chapel, free. Terry Tempest Williams was recently disinvited from giving a freshman convocation speech to a Florida state university because the university president was concerned that she is not properly respectful of the current president. The students and faculty of the university have invited her to speak on the appointed day anyway, and she is going. She was also arrested in front of the White House during Code Pink week in DC march 2003. Give it up for TTW!
Terry Tempest Williams
The Open Space for Democracy

October 12, 2004, 7:30 p.m.
Lewis & Clark College
Agnes Flanagan Chapel

Named by the Utne Reader as a visionary who "could change your life," author Terry Tempest Williams is perhaps best known for her book Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place (Pantheon, 1991) which chronicles the flooding of Utah's Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in 1983 and her mother's concurrent diagnosis with ovarian cancer. Her most recent book, Red: Patience and Passion in the Desert (Pantheon, 2001), traces her lifelong love of and commitment to the desert and inspires a spiritual and political commitment to preserving wilderness.

Williams has served on the Governing Council of the Wilderness Society and the President's Council for Sustainable Development. She is currently on the advisory board of the National Parks and Conservation Association and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.

Free and open to the general public

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