2016 Mark Finlay Memorial Lecture Featuring Mark Kurlansky


On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 7 p.m. at Armstrong State University in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium, American journalist and acclaimed author Mark Kurlansky will deliver the second in an ongoing series of lectures in memory of Armstrong History Professor Dr. Mark Finlay. Kurlansky will discuss “The Technological Fallacy,” exploring the complex relationship between technology, history and society.

A sought-after speaker, Kurlansky is the author of 28 books including New York Times bestsellers Salt: A World Histo- ry, Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World and 1968: The Year That Rocked the World. Over the years, he has won numerous awards including a Los Angeles Times Science Writing Award and a James Beard Award for Food Writing. His writing has appeared in Time Magazine, Harper’s, New York Times Sunday Magazine, Audubon Magazine, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Bon Apetit and Parade.

This event is free and open to the public. A reception will immediately follow the lecture. For more information, visit www.armstrong.edu.

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