Kelly Lambert, Ph.D.
Michael Fischbach, Ph.D.
Jack Trammell, Ph.D.
The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities will present the 15th Annual
Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 18 – 22. Professors
Kelly Lambert, Ph.D. (psychology) and Michael Fischbach, Ph.D. (history) and Assistant
Professor Jack Trammell, Ph.D., are three of the many presenters who will discuss
On Thursday, March 19, 2009,Jack Trammell will join fellow authors Elizabeth
Doyle Solomon, Deborah Prum and Rick Britton in Blue Ridge Anthology: Celebrating
Central Virginia Writers in a panel discussion about their book, Blue Ridge
Anthology 2009. They will discuss the anthology, their writing and answer
questions. Trammell has almost two dozen books to his credit and writes regularly
for the Washington Times and popular magazines, as well as in scholarly journals.
The event will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the Central JMRL Library at 201 E. Market
Street, Charlottesville, Virginia. For more information, call (434)-979-7151.
On Thursday, March 19, 2009, Kelly Lambert will present
Lifting Depression: Have Important Clues Been in Our Hands All Along?
Lambert, the Macon and Joan Brock Professor of Psychology and 2008 Virginia Professor
of the Year, will consider both our ancestors' lifestyles and the evolution of the
mammalian brain to generate novel ideas and offer help for the skyrocketing rates
of depression in contemporary society. Lambert is the author of Lifting Depression:
A Neuroscientist's Hands-On Approach to Activating Your Brain's Healing Power.
The event takes place at 6:00 p.m. in the McIntire Room of the Central JMRL Library
at 201 E. Market Street, Charlottesville, Virginia. For more information, call (434)
On Friday, March 20, 2009, Michael Fischbach will join Robert Earle and Steven
R. Ward as they present
Can There Be Peace in the Middle East? Former State Department officer
Robert Earle (Nights in the Pink Motel), CIA analyst Steven R. Ward (Immortal:
A Military History of Iran), and Michael Fischbach (Jewish Property Claims Against
Arab Countries) will discuss prospects for peace. Fischbach has authored
three other books and is also the editor of The Biographical Encyclopedia of the
Modern Middle East and North Africa. The event will take place at 12:00
p.m. in City Council Chambers, 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia. For
more information, call (434)970-3113.
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