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Attending to Affliction: Simone Weil and “Deaths of Despair”

Ursuline College 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike

In recent years, an alarming increase in “deaths of despair” has afflicted this country, and the Rust Belt region has been especially hard hit. As citizens of this region, how ought we understand the causes of this growing epidemic of suicide and drug-related deaths? And how ought we proceed through this difficult thicket? These questions …

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Rust Belt Humanities Symposium

Ursuline College 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike

Join us as we co-create humanities ecosystems in the Rust Belt. Make connections, learn about opportunities to collaborate, and explore public humanities initiatives in our region. Guest Speakers: Dawn Arrington, Founder and Director of Comics at the Corner Jon K. Lauck, author, adjunct professor of history and political science at the University of South Dakota, …

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$25

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