Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Isabel Allende at University of Utah tonight

Something I thought might be of interest.

Renowned Chilean author Isabel Allende is the speaker tonight, December 2nd for the 2009 Tanner Lecture on Human Values. the lecture takes place at the University of Utah Olpin Union Ballroom, 200 S Central Campus Drive at 7:00 PM. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Allende has sold over 51 million books worldwide in 32 languages. Her titles include Eva Luna, Aphrodite, and The House of the Spirits, which became a major motion picture starring Meryl Strepp, Glen Close, Jeremy Irons, Wynona Rider, and Antonio Banderas. Ms. Allende's latest book, The Sum of Our Days is a memoir in which she shares her thoughts about love, marriage, motherhood, spirituality and religion, infidelity, addiction, and memory.

Ms. Allende is a vocal social activist and feminist. In tonight's lecture, "In the Hearts of Women," she expresses her views on female empowerment, perseverance, and unity.

Learn more about Isabel Allende at her website . Photo cortesy of Ms. Allende and U News Center.

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