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A Conversation with Social Sciences: On Industrial Ruination

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Monday, October 17, 2016, 1 pm

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Author Ginger Strand will lead "A Conversation with Social Sciences: On Industrial Ruination" from noon to 1 p.m. Monday (Oct. 17) in the Memorial Union Alumni Lounge. Bring your lunch. 

Strand is interested in a conversation with industrial archaeologists and historic preservationists on industrial sites and ruins.  Read her Orion article on "Beautiful Ruination." 

Strand is the author of one novel and three books of narrative nonfiction, and has published essays and fiction in many places, including Harper's, The Believer, Tin House, The Iowa Review, The New England Review and the New York Times, as well as This Land and Orion, where she is a contributing editor. 

A former fellow in the Behrman Center for the Humanities at Princeton, she has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Mellon Foundation, the Eisenhower Foundation and the American Antiquarian Society. Visit her website

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