PITTSBURGH: On Friday, March 16th, at 7 p.m. in the Welker Room of James Laughlin Music Hall, on Chatham University’s Shadyside campus, the Chatham University MFA in Creative Writing Program proudly launches Issue 15: Displacement of The Fourth River, a journal of nature and place-based writing.
Additionally, we will be celebrating the launch of Fourth River contributor, Robin Becker’s new collection of poetry, The Black Bear Inside Me. Books will be available for signing after the event.
The event is free and open to the public. Contact MFA Program Assistant, Kelly Kepner, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Osamu James Nakagawa, a photographer and professor, will be visiting Chatham for two days in February to share insight with students and the community. He will be giving a lecture at 6:00 p.m. on February 19th in Beckwith Lecture Hall in the Buhl Hall of Science and Science Laboratory Building at Chatham University. The lecture is open to the Chatham community and to the general public.
Nakagawa’s lecture is entitled, “Fences, Maps, and Darkness: Visualizing Okinawa” and will explore his most renowned series of works, the Okinawa trilogy, which concerns the atrocities committed during World War II in Japan.
PITTSBURGH: Chatham University School of Health Sciences has joined the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE), an international forum for health professions schools and programs committed to sharing best scientific and educational practices and designing model curricula on the health impacts of climate change. The goal of the GCCHE is to prepare a future cadre of highly trained health professionals who will be able to prepare and protect society from these harmful effects of climate disruption. Chatham University joins over 145 schools and programs around the world that have signed on so far.