Upcoming lectures at Tabor Academy

Sep 15, 2018

MARION - Tabor Academy is kicking off its public lecture series for the year on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. with the first Science@Work Lecture.  Rose Martin, PhD in ecosystem ecology, will speak with the public about the impacts of human activities on wetland soil chemistry. She will spend the day in classrooms with Tabor students before sharing her lecture in the Lyndon South Auditorium at 242 Front Street, Marion.

On Oct. 18, award-winning American writer Maggie Shipstead will complete a week-long residency at Tabor Academy.  Shipstead will host a public reading of her works, “Astonish Me” and “Seating Arrangements,” which was on the NY Times bestseller list, and won the LA Times book prize for first fiction and the Dylan Thomas Prize for Authors under 30. She will remain after the reading to sign copies of her books.  The reading and book signing is at 7 p.m. in the Fireman Center for the Performing Arts in Hoyt Hall at 245 Front Street.

These events are free and open to the public.