Search for Meaning Book Festival 2014: Katherine Boo
Over 40 authors surrounding the human search for meaning on issues of spirituality, faith and social justice.
This link provides ticket options for Katherine Boo's Keynote talk. Admission is FREE and tickets may be either mailed or printed at home.
About the Festival
The Search for Meaning Book Festival has evolved into a signature Seattle University event. Launched in 2009, the festival features a veritable who's who of the literary and scholarly worlds, with over 40 best-selling authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more. The annual one-day festival offers general sessions, keynote presentations, book signings, and interactive experiences. Individuals from all walks of life spend a day with some of the world's most influential authors and scholars while reflecting on their own ability to contribute to a more just and humane world.
Seattle University: The School Behind the Festival
Seattle University is situated in Seattle's urban hub, while on the edge of the most diversely populated zip code in the nation. The Search for Meaning Book Festival uniquely embodies Seattle University's core values of justice, diversity and spirituality. With over 7,400 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges, the university ranks #6 among 121 regional universities in the West. Seattle University is dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation, and to empowering leaders for a just and humane world.
The diverse group of guest authors, both men and women, represent a range of belief systems and faith traditions, including but not limited to: Christian (Catholic & every Protestant denomination, including non-denominational and Evangelical), Spiritual but not religious, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Unitarian Universalist, Mormon and Agnostic.
If you require special assistance in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Kit Morse at (206) 296-5620, or by e-mail at email@example.com
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