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Fall Lecture Series Begins at QCC

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
508.854.2849
cronayne [at] qcc.mass.edu

Release Date: 
10/4/2007

WORCESTER, Ma. –   Quinsigamond Community College will welcome two guest lecturers to campus as part of its Fall Distinguished Lecturer Series.

On Wednesday, October 24 at 2:00pm, Dr. Suzanne Zhang of Smith College will speak on, “Old Formula in New Bottles: What can maternal and child health tell us about globalization and China?” Zhang is a junior professor of Asian studies and anthropology.  In addition to her doctorate in anthropology, she obtained a masters degree in public health specializing in population and international health from UCLA.

On Monday, November 19 at 2:00pm, Dr. Guy Rotella from Northeastern University will speak on, “Robert Frost: Slacker.”  Rotella, who received his Ph.D. from Boston College, is professor of English at Northeastern, as well as a published author and editor of the anthology of Critical Essays on James Merrill.

Lectures are free and open to the public and take place in Quinsigamond’s Harrington Learning Center, room 109.

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.