PNC Books and Coffee Series Begins

By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: September 30, 2009

Purdue University North Central is again hosting the "Books & Coffee" discussion series during the coming months. The programs, which are free and open to the public, will meet from noon to about 12:45 p.m. Each session will feature a review of the book, followed by a discussion period. The books being reviewed are available for purchase from the PNC Bookstore. This year's selections include:

     Oct. 21 in Technology Building Room 134 - "Inconceivable," by Julia Indichova, will be presented by Angela Schooley, assistant professor of Nursing

     Nov. 18 in Library-Student-Faculty Building, Assembly Hall, Room 02 - "Evening Education in Colombia," will be discussed by its author Martha Garcia-Saenz, associate professor of Building Construction Management Technology and program coordinator.

     Feb. 17 in Library-Student-Faculty Building, Assembly Hall, Room 02 - "The Culture of Fear," by Barry Glassner, will be reviewed by Dr. Jeff Shires, associate professor of Communication.

     March 17 in Technology Building Room 134 - "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking," by Malcolm Gladwell, will be presented by Dr. Elizabeth Anne Christo-Baker, assistant professor of Organizational Leadership and Supervision.

     April 21 in Library-Student-Faculty Building, Assembly Hall, Room 02 - "Homeland Insecurity: the Arab American and Muslim American Experience after 9/11," will be discussed by its author Dr. Louise Cainkar, of Marquette University. 

Additional information about Books and Coffee may be obtained by contacting Dr. Deepa Majumdar, associate professor of Philosophy at  462-4197 x. 5693 or dmajumda@pnc.edu. Persons with disabilities needing accommodations should contact Majumdar.