Speaker to discuss future of graduate programs

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    Frances Smith Foster, recipient of the 2009 Association of Departments of English award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, will give a presentation Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Beck-Geren Room of the Brown-Lupton University Union. The presentation, titled “The Current Direction of the Humanities and the Graduate Curriculum”, will be free and open to the public. Foster will visit the university as a consultant for the TCU English Graduate Curriculum Revision Initiative. She is Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Emory University and chaired the Emory English Department.

    Frances Smith Foster presentation, “The Current Direction of the Humanities and the Graduate Curriculum”

    When: 4 p.m. Thursday

    Where: Beck-Geren Room of the Brown-Lupton University Union

    Cost: Free and open to the public

    Notes: Foster is the recipient of the 2009 Association of Departments of English award for Distinguished Service to the Profession and has chaired the English department at Emory University.