Mullins to lecture on how consumers process images

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2009-10-14
Huntington, Ind.—Dr. Matt Mullins, assistant professor of English at Ball State University, will continue Huntington University's Forester Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Center for the Arts.

Mullins will present “What the Image Says: Visualizing Meaning across Genres. His lecture will focus on how consumers of film and literature process imagery. In addition to being a Forester Lecture, his presentation will serve as the keynote address of the Indiana College English Association Conference.

Mullins is a writer of screenplays, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and music. His work has appeared in anthologies, literary journals, magazines and newspapers, including Descant, The Birmingham Poetry Review, Born Magazine, The Grand Valley Review, The Detroit Metro Times and The Furnace. He earned a Ph.D. and Master of Fine Arts degree from Western Michigan University.

Each semester, Huntington University presents the Forester Lecture Series. The lectures are designed to bring interesting persons and topics to the attention of students and the regional community. The lectures are open to the public free of charge.

The Forester Lecture Series is coordinated by Dr. Jeff Webb, associate professor of history. For further information, contact Webb at (260) 359-4243.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. In 2008, Forbes.com listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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