The College of Arts and Letters to take ‘stimulating’ road trip

4 professors
4 professors
Julie Piering, Paul Dutton, Paul Donnelly and Krista Rodin

The College of Arts and Letters is going on the road with a university learning experience designed for adults.

It is offering “A Day of Arts and Letters in Sedona” from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the home of Joe and Judy Reddington.

“Northern Arizona residents have a wide range of cultural and intellectual interests and we wanted to bring some of our most interesting and dynamic lecturers to them,” said Michael Vincent, dean of the college. “We hope to provide intellectual stimulation and awaken new interests in what NAU has to offer.”

Presentations include:

  • “Other Selves: Philosophical Views on the Nature of Friendship,” by Julie Piering, an assistant professor in philosophy
  • “Is Michael Moore Right? Is France the Model for U.S. Health Care?” by Paul Dutton, an associate professor of history
  • “Between Fantasy, Reality and Propaganda: Imagining Tibet,” by Paul Donnelly, an associate professor of religious studies
  • “Murder, Mayhem and Morality: An Introduction to the Three Penny Opera,” by Krista Rodin, a music professor

Cost to attend “A Day of Arts and Letters” is $85 per person and includes breakfast and lunch. Registration is required by contacting Beth Martin, a coordinator in Alumni Relations, at (888) 778-7628.

For information, contact Teresa Wright, administrative associate for the College of Arts and Letters, at (928) 523-5011 or e-mail