Anu Garg, Renowned Expert on the Origin of Words, Will Give 27th Hill Lecture Virtually
Anu Garg, world-famous expert on the origin of words, will speak about “Language Myths & Hoaxes: A Humorous Look at Language Misconceptions” when he delivers the 27th Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at the University of Tennessee. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, March 23, at 8 p.m.
Garg is the founder of Wordsmith.org. He writes a daily column on the origin of words—a word a day—for an online community of some 400,000 word lovers in 170 countries, now in its 27th year. Garg is the author … Read more “Anu Garg, Renowned Expert on the Origin of Words, Will Give 27th Hill Lecture Virtually”
Winslow, WSJ Medical Writer to Speak March 11
Ron Winslow, acclaimed medical writer for The Wall Street Journal, will give the University of Tennessee’s annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture on Tuesday, March 11 at 8 p.m. in the McClung Museum Auditorium. In the past 25 years, Winslow has published more than 1,400 articles for the Journal and won many honors for the quality of his work.
Winslow will speak on “Covering Science: Worst of Times, Best of Times.” “I’m concerned,” he says, “about the challenges science writers face from declining staff positions, disruptions in conventional news media, and science denial in much of the population. Yet … Read more “Winslow, WSJ Medical Writer to Speak March 11”