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Mullins to lecture on how consumers process images

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.