Lunch & Learn: Photographs & History

Lunch & Learn: Photographs & History

Photographs & History Explore the role social and industrial history play in his work which includes his ongoing project, From the Mainline: a contemporary survey of the former Pennsylvania Railroad and the influence of the industrial age on the American landscape.    Join photographer and educator Michael Froio to explore the role social and industrial history play in his work which includes his ongoing project, From the Mainline a contemporary survey of the former Pennsylvania Railroad. Michael’s work draws inspiration from visual media of a historical nature to inform and inspire contemporary works on subjects centered around the influence of the industrial age on the American landscape. Through exploring both building and place within the American landscape, Michael’s work reveals an era where industry, wealth and power impacted the land. His work examines the remarkable architecture and engineering projects for the good of the people as well as the remains of

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Lunch & Learn: Nonfiction Writing: Tools of the Trade

Lunch & Learn: Nonfiction Writing: Tools of the Trade

THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE A DISCUSSION IN WRITING NONFICTION With Steven Darian Whether you’re interested in doing a memoir or a travel book, a popular history of hockey or the secrets of Polynesian cooking––this one hour workshop will introduce techniques you need… to shoot for a tradebook on the New York Times bestseller list, or an article on spec for The New Yorker.   What Tools is About Whether you’re doing a scholarly work or a textbook, shooting for a trade book on the New York Times bestseller list or an article in The Atlantic–it’s the same challenge: writing well. Really well. No matter what you have to say, good writing helps you get there. Tools of the Trade focuses on the four keys to writing good nonfiction: heightening the reader’s interest; increasing their understanding & remembering. And developing the relationship––while avoiding the no-no’s The techniques in the book

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